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Mrs. D. prepares food for sale. Her sales point has been located near the neighborhood open-air market Baye Laye in Guediawaye for two years. Her clientele is composed principally of vendors from the nearby market. She is presently on her third loan and has never been late with a payment.

Translated from French by Teresa Kramer, Kiva volunteer

Mme D. est une restauratrice installee a cote du marche du quartier BAYE LAYE A Guediawaye depuis deux ans. Sa cliente est principalement constituee de commercants dudit marche. elle en est
a son troisieme credit sans aucun retard de paiement.

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

  • $1,759
    Average annual income
  • 50
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,011,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 418.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Astou serving food to market vendors.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 25, 2008
Apr 10, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 27, 2009