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Binta
This lady, Binta, has been a trader for the past five years. She sells groceries and has a general grocery store. She has just requested a loan of 150,000FCFA to buy rice, oil, detergents and various other products.

She begins her day at eight o'clock in the morning and finishes at 5 o'clock in the afternoon. With the income from her activity, she manages to help out her husband with the daily household expenses. She will be able to save money and improve her family's nutrition. In the future she would like to begin building on her land.
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La dame Binta, est une commerçante depuis 5 ans maintenant. Elle s’active dans la vente de produits alimentaires et dispose d’une boutique d’alimentation générale. Elle vient solliciter un crédit de 150000F CFA pour acheter du riz, de l’huile, du lait, des détergents et d’autres produits divers.
Elle commence sa journée à 8h du matin et fini à 17h du soir.
Avec les revenus de son activité, elle réussi à appuyer son mari dans les dépenses quotidiennes de la maison. Elle va pouvoir épargner et améliorer les conditions alimentaires de la famille. Il aimerait comme projet futur, entamer les travaux de construction de son terrain.

Additional Information

About UIMCEC

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

  • $1,759
    Average annual income
  • 22
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $12,851,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 507.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Binta to buy rice, oil, milk and sugar to stock up her shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 17, 2012
Listed
Oct 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 17, 2013