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Mame Yandé
Ms. Mame Yandé lives in Senegal. She is married and the mother of five children, from 4 to 17 years old. She has been active in commerce for over ten years, that is, in selling fabrics and slippers.

She is a member of a U-IMCEC branch where she has already paid back five previous loans. She is requesting a loan of 250,000 francs for bolstering her working capital. This financing will be used to purchase fabrics and slippers that she will resell to her customers.

Her goal is to develop her business and grow her profits, so as to do better in meeting her family's day-to-day needs.
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Madame Mame Yandé vit au Sénégal. Elle est mariée et mère de 5 enfants dont l’âge varie entre 4 et 17 ans. Elle s’active depuis plus de dix ans dans le secteur du commerce plus précisément dans la vente de tissus et babouches. Elle est membre d’un des guichets de l’UIMCEC ou elle a déjà remboursé 5 crédits antérieurs. Elle sollicite un prêt de 250 000 frs prévu pour le renforcement de son fonds de roulement. Le financement sera utilisé pour l’achat de tissus et de babouches qu’elle va revendre a ses clients. Son objectif est de développer son activité de commerce, accroitre ses bénéfices pour mieux soutenir sa famille dans leurs besoins quotidiens.

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
  • 40
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,515,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 526.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Mame Yandé to purchase fabrics and slippers for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 9, 2012
Aug 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013