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Bineta is a married woman who has four children, three of whom go to school. Her youngest daughter (who she is carrying on her back in the photo) is still a baby.

In addition to the household chores, which occupy most of her time, Bineta also works raising sheep. She buys sheep which she fattens, before reselling them after several months. The income she obtains from this business allows her to provide for herself and her children. She has requested a loan of 400,000 francs to buy 25 sheep and livestock feed. In the future, Bineta would like to work raising cattle.
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Bineta est une femme mariée.Elle est mère de quatre enfants dont les trois fréquentent l'école.La dernière fille( qu'elle porte sur son dos sur la photo) est encore bébé.En dehors des taches ménagères qui lui prennent l'essentiel de son temps, Bineta pratique aussi l'élevage notamment l'embouche ovine.Elle achète en effet des moutons qu'elle engraisse puis revend au bout de quelques mois.Les revenus tirés de cette activité lui permettent de subvenir à ses propres besoins ainsi qu'à ceux de ses enfants.Elle sollicite un pret de 400000f pour acheter 25 moutons et de l'aliment bétail.Elle ambitionne de s'engager plus tard dans l'embouche bovine.

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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.

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  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 89
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  • $13,894,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 521.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD