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Dieynaba is a married woman who lives in Senegal. She has two businesses: selling local fruit (oranges, apples, bananas, etc.), and selling second-hand clothing. She has more than 30 years’ experience in these businesses.

Dieynaba is a member of one of the UIMCEC branches. As she wanted to expand and develop her retail business, she has requested a loan of 120,000 francs CFA. Her plan is to start selling fruit juices. With the growth in her profits, she would like to contribute to improving her family’s living conditions and wellbeing. Dieynaba’s biggest wish for the future is to become a successful retailer, traveling all over the world for the needs of her business.
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Madame Dieynaba est une femme mariée qui habite au Sénégal. Elle pratique une double activité commerciale de vente de fruit local (orange, pommes, bananes etc.) et d’habits de friperie. Elle a une expérience de plus de 30ans dans son activité commerciale. Elle est membre de l’un des guichets de l’U-IMCEC. C’est dans le souci de vouloir élargir et développer son activité de commerce qu’elle sollicite un prêt d’un montant de 120.000 francs CFA.son intention est de démarrer la commercialisation de jus de fruits. Avec l’accroissement de ses bénéfices, elle souhaite contribuer a l’amélioration des conditions de vie et du bien être de sa famille. Son désir le plus ardent est de devenir dans le futur une grande commerçante qui voyage a travers le monde pour les besoins de 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
  • 39
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,279,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 487.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Dieynaba to buy local fruit and second-hand clothing for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 19, 2013
Feb 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014