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Maïmouna is a married woman. She is the mother of two children. After her training in sewing, she opened a workshop in her town. She employs girls and boys who are learning the trade from her. Her business brings in substantial enough revenues, particularly in this holiday period. She thus manages to meet her needs and to cover the expenses of caring for her family. To bolster her business capital, she is requesting a loan of 500,000 francs to purchase a new sewing machine. Her ambition is to open a second sewing workshop.
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Maïmouna est une femme mariée.Elle est mère de deux enfants.Après sa formation en couture, elle a ouvert un atelier dans sa localité.Elle emploie des jeunes filles et garçons à qui elle apprend le métier.Son activité lui rapporte des revenus assez consistants notamment en période de fête.Elle arrive ainsi à subvenir à ses besoins et à prendre en charge les dépenses d'entretien de sa famille.Afin de renforcer son fonds de commerce, elle sollicite un pret de 500 000f pour acheter des une nouvelle machine à coudre.Son ambition est d'ouvrir un second atelier de couture.

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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
  • 39
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  • $14,279,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 505.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD