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Dibor lives in Senegal, is married, and has two jobs. In addition to working as a teacher, she also works selling fabrics: she has been teaching for the past four years, and has seven years’ experience buying and selling fabrics.

Dibor is a member of one of the UIMCEC branches, where she has requested a loan of 150,000 francs CFA. With her financing, she plans to buy fabrics which she will then sell on to her customers. She also wants to be able to diversify the goods that she sells, moving into the sale of shoes and women’s toiletries. With the growth in her profits, she will be able to make a better contribution to managing her family’s daily expenses. In the future, she plans to develop her business even more by expanding, and she also plans to create a private school.
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Madame Dibor vit au Sénégal. Elle est mariée et exerce une double activité. Elle est enseignante et en même temps pratique le commerce de tissus. Elle enseigne depuis 4 ans mais capitalise une expérience de 7 ans dans l’achat et la vente de tissus. Elle est sociétaire dans l’un des guichets de l’U-IMCEC où elle sollicite un crédit d’un montant de 150.000 francs CFA. Elle envisage avec son financement d’acheter des tissus qu’elle va revendre a sa clientèle. Elle souhaite aussi pouvoir diversifier les marchandises qu’elle commercialise en démarrant la vente de chaussures et d’effets de toilette pour femmes Ainsi, avec l’accroissement de ses bénéfices elle pourra mieux contribuer a la gestion des dépenses quotidiennes de sa famille. Son projet futur est de développer davantage son activité commerciale en expansion d’une part et d’autre part acquérir une école privée.

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
  • 48
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,535,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 487.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Dibor to buy fabrics for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 21, 2013
Feb 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014