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Mademoiselle Fatou is 35 years old and lives in Senegal. She has practiced the business of fabric sales for ten years. It is a business that she chose to meet her personal needs and also to help her parents. She has been a member of an UIMCEC branch since March 2012. She is seeking a loan of 400,000 francs, which will allow her to buy fabric that will be used to reinforce her stock. The increase of her profits will allow her to increase her standard of living economically and socially.
Mademoiselle Fatou est âgée de 35na et habite au Sénégal. Elle pratique depuis 10 ans l’activité de commerce et vend des tissus. C’est une activité qu’elle a choisi pour subvenir à ses besoins personnels et aussi aider ses parents. Elle est membre d’un guichet de l’U-IMCEC depuis mars 2012. Elle sollicite un crédit de 400 000 qui lui permettra d’acheter des tissus qui seront destinés a renforcer son stock. L’accroissement de ses bénéfices lui permettra d’améliorer son niveau de vie économique et social.

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
  • 47
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 507.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Fatou to buy fabric to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 16, 2012
May 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013