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Adji Astou
Ms. Adji Astou is married and 28 years old. She lives in Sénégal and is active in the commercial sector. She sells cosmetics and clothing in her residential district. This is a business she chose out of necessity to support herself. What interests her the most in her business are the times she meets and interacts with her customers but also making a profit from it.

Ms. Adji Astou has been a member of the microfinance institution U-IMCEC since December 2011. She is requesting a loan of 300,000 francs for buying cosmetics and clothing to be sold. This financing will help her to develop her business, increase her profits, and help improve her family's economic and social situation.
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Madame Adji Astou est mariée et âgée de 28 ans. Elle vit au Sénégal et s’active dans le secteur du commerce. Elle pratique la vente de produits cosmétiques et d’habits dans son quartier d’habitation. C’est une activité qu’elle a choisi par nécessité, afin de subvenir a ses propres besoins. Les aspects qui l’intéressent le plus dans son activité sont les moments de rencontre et d’échange avec ses clients mais aussi la réalisation des bénéfices qu’elle lui procure. Elle est membre de L’U-IMCEC depuis décembre 2011. Elle sollicite un crédit de 300 000 frs prévu pour l’achat de produits cosmétiques et d’habits qui seront destinés à la vente. Ce financement pourra l’aider à développer son activité, augmenter ses bénéfices et participer a l’amélioration des conditions de vie économique et sociale de sa famille.

Additional Information


This loan is administered by UIMCEC, a Kiva Field Partner in Senegal since 2008. UIMCEC is a government-regulated microfinance institution whose mission is to improve the revenue and well-being of families through access to financial services, allowing principally women and young adult micro-entrepreneurs living in rural and semi-rural areas to develop their revenue-generating businesses and supporting them in becoming financially self-sufficient.

About Senegal

  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 42
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,529,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 507.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Adji Astou to buy cosmetic products and clothing to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 12, 2012
May 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 19, 2013