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Amy is a married woman. She's the mother of two girls, out of whom one attends school. Amy is taking care of domestic chores all day long. For two years, she's been raising cattle, by purchasing oxen and reselling them after eight months.

This business earns her enough to provide for herself and her two children. For her next fattening operation, she's seeking a loan of XOF 500'000 in order to buy two oxen. She ambitions to strengthen her business.
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Amy est une femme mariée.Elle est mère de deux filles dont l'une fréquente l'école.Elle s'occupe des taches ménagères à longueur de journée.Depuis deux ans, elle fait de l'embouche bovine en achetant des bœufs qu'elle revend après huit mois.
Cette activité lui rapporte des revenus qui lui permettent de subvenir à ses besoins et à ceux de ses deux enfants.
Afin de faire une nouvelle opération, elle sollicite un prêt de 500000f pour acheter deux bœufs. Son ambition est de renforcer son activité.

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
  • 35
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,558,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 490.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Amy to buy two oxen.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 25, 2013
Feb 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013