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Fatou Bintou
Mrs. FATOU BINTOU is a married woman who lives in SENEGAL. She has been working in trade for over five years, selling palm oil and local products.

As a secondary activity, she also sells cosmetic products in her neighborhood. She has three dependent children ages 1 to 8. She has already obtained and repaid five previous loans with U-IMCEC.

She is seeking a loan of 50,000 FCFA to buy palm oil and local products to strengthen her stock. Her goals are to meet customer demand and to bolster her profits to better provide for her family.

She plans to start saving, and in the long term, she also wants to acquire a large commercial space to store her merchandise.
Madame FATOU BINTOU est une femme mariée qui habite au SENEGAL. Elle s’active depuis plus de cinq ans dans le secteur du commerce, aussi bien dans la vente d’huile de palme et de produits locaux que dans la commercialisation de produits cosmétiques comme activité secondaire dans la localité ou elle habite. Elle a en charges trois enfants dont l’âge varie entre un et huit ans. Elle a déjà remboursé cinq crédits antérieurs à l’U-IMCEC. Elle sollicite un prêt de 50000FCFA prévu pour l’achat d’huile de palme et de produits locaux en vue de renforcer son stock. Son objectif est de satisfaire la demande accrue de ses clients mais aussi accroitre ses bénéfices pour mieux assister sa famille. Elle envisage de constituer une épargne personnelle. Son projet futur consiste à acquérir un grand magasin ou elle pourra stocker ses produits.

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
  • 47
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 533.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Fatou Bintou to stock up on merchandise for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 24, 2012
Aug 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013