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Marguerite
Marguerite is a married woman who lives in Senegal. For the past six years she has worked selling drinks. She works in her business for 14 hours per day.

Marguerite is a member of one of the branches of U-IMCEC. She has requested a loan of 500,000 francs to buy drinks, which will increase the stock she currently has available in her premises. Her goal is to increase the revenues she generates from her business, so that she can employ someone to help her with the business, pay her children's education expenses, and save some money. In the future she would like to have a large drinks store, and to sell wholesale to both retailers and the public.
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Madame Marguerite est une femme mariée qui habite au Sénégal et s’active depuis 6 ans dans le commerce de boissons. Elle consacre 14 heures de temps dans la journée a son activité. Elle est membre d’un des guichets de l’U-IMCEC et sollicite un crédit de 500 000 frs prévu pour l’achat de boissons qui seront destinés à renforcer son stock actuellement disponible dans son local. Son objectif consiste à accroitre les revenus que lui procure son activité afin de pouvoir employer une personne qui pourra le seconder dans son activité, payer les frais scolaires de ses enfants et aussi épargner de l’argent. Son projet futur est de disposer d’une grande boutique de boissons et pratiquer la vente en gros et demi gros.

Additional Information

About UIMCEC

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
  • 37
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,284,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 525.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Marguerite to buy drinks for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 18, 2012
Listed
Jun 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 20, 2013