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Madam Seynabou lives in Sénégal. She is married and active in business. In spite of obstacles, she has been selling secondhand clothing for more than 20 years. She has already repaid 3 previous loans to the UIMCEC branch where she is a member.

Always seeking to develop her business, she is requesting a loan of 150,000 FCFA to stock up in secondhand clothing in order to be able to expand her stock and respond to the growing demand from her clientèle. Her expected objective is to become financially independent which will allow her to increase her savings and to improve the nutrition of her family.
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Madame Seynabou vit au Sénégal. Elle est mariée et s’active dans le secteur du commerce. Nonobstant les obstacles, elle s’est orientée vers la vente de balles de friperie depuis plus de 20 ans. Elle a déjà remboursé 3 prêts antérieurs au sein du guichet de l’U-IMCEC où elle est membre. Cherchant toujours à développer son activité commercial, elle sollicite un crédit de 150.000 francs CFA prévu pour s’approvisionner d’avantage en balles de friperie afin qu’elle puisse augmenter son stock et répondre a la demande croissante de sa clientèle. Son objectif escompté est de devenir indépendant financièrement ce qui lui permettra d’augmenter son taux d’épargne et de bonifier les conditions alimentaires de sa famille.

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
  • 44
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 525.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Seynabou to buy secondhand clothing to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 31, 2012
Jun 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013