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Ms. Saye, a merchant for over ten years, is a married woman and a mother with a family. She works to improve her family's living conditions. Her business involves selling vegetables (cabbage, carrots, onions) at a local market. She starts her day at 8 AM and ends at 2 PM.

Ms. Saye is a good and honest woman who supports her husband in covering day-to-day family expenses. Her ambition is to see her capital increase, so as to help her husband further with the expenses.
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Madame Saye commerçante depuis plus de 10ans est une femme mariée et mère de famille qui travaille pour améliorer les conditions de vie de sa famille. Son activité consiste à vendre des légumes (choux, carottes, oignons) dans le marché local. Elle commence sa journée à 8h et la termine à 14h.
Saye est une brave femme qui appuie son mari dans les dépenses quotidiennes de la famille. Comme ambition elle désire voir son capital augmenter afin de mieux appuyer son mari dans les charges de la famille.

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
  • 44
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,558,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 497.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $75 helped Saye to purchase vegetables (cabbage, carots, onions) to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 26, 2012
Dec 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013