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Awa is a young married woman, mother of three children.
To meet her needs and to help her husband provide for the family’s expenses, she sells ice cream and foodstuffs. Unfortunately, her refrigerator broke down on several occasions and does not function properly.

In order to launch her activity again, she is requesting a loan of 200, 000 francs to purchase a new refrigerator.
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Awa est une jeune femme mariée et mère de trois enfants.Pour pouvoir subvenir à ses besoins et soutenir son mari dans la prise en charge des dépenses d'entretien de la famille, elle exerce un commerce de crème glacée et de produits alimentaires.Malheureusement, son réfrigérateur,tombée en panne à plusieurs reprises, n'arrive plus à fonctionner correctement.Ainsi, pour relancer ses activités, elle sollicite un pret de 200000f pour acheter un nouvel réfrigérateur.

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
  • 49
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 517.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Awa to purchase a new refrigerator.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 24, 2012
Jun 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013