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Mame Meissa
Mame Meissa is a married woman who has been progressing in the fishing sector for more than 20 years. She lives in a Senegalese locale and is a member of the branch of the UIMCEC in the same zone. The income that her dugout canoes bring in allows her to take care of her personal needs and also to participate in the management of daily expenses. She is requesting a loan of 500,000 frs for the purchase of another dugout canoe with the goal of growing her income even more. In the future she wishes to become a great promoter of fishing who buys and sells fishing machines and dugout canoes.
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Mame Meissa est une femme mariée qui évolue dans le secteur de la pêche depuis plus de 20 ans. Elle vit dans une des localités sénégalaises et est membre du guichet de l’UIMCEC de la meme zone. Les revenus que lui procurent ses pirogues lui permettent de s’occuper de ses besoins personnels mais aussi de participer dans la gestion de la dépense quotidienne. Il sollicite un crédit de 500 000 frs prévu pour l’achat d’une autre pirogue dans le but d’accroitre encore davantage ses revenus. Elle souhaite devenir dans le futur une grande promotrice de pêche qui s’active dans l’achat et la vente de machines et pirogues de pêche.

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
  • 37
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,558,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 504.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Mame Meissa to buy a dugout canoe.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 22, 2012
Nov 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 19, 2013