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Aminata
Madame Aminata lives in Senegal. She is widowed and lives with her children. She has been working in retail for over 12 years, and sells fruit (mangos, oranges etc. and peanuts). She is a member of the U-IMCEC microfinance group from whom she is seeking a 75,000 CFA loan. This will be the first loan she has requested and will enable her to stock up on fruit in sufficient quantities in order to satisfy her customers' demands. This loan will, on the one hand, enable her to boost her business revenues and also to see to her family's everyday needs, e.g. by paying the monthly water and electricity bills. Her dream is to become a successful saleswoman.
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Madame Aminata habite au Sénégal. Elle est veuve et vit avec ses enfants. Elle s’active dans le secteur du petit commerce depuis plus de 12 ans et pratique la vente de fruits (mangues, oranges, etc. et de cacahuètes. Elle est membre de l’un des guichets de l’U-IMCEC où elle sollicite un prêt d’un montant de 75.000 francs CFA. Ce premier crédit lui permettra de s’approvisionner en fruit en quantité suffisante pour satisfaire la demande sa clientèle. Cependant, ce prêt peut lui offrir la possibilité d’améliorer ses revenus d’une part et d’autre part de subvenir aux besoins quotidiens de sa famille et supporter les charges mensuelles telles que les paiements de s factures d’eau et d’électricité. Son rêve le plus tangible est de devenir une très grande commerçante.

Additional Information

About UIMCEC

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

  • $1,759
    Average annual income
  • 19
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $12,847,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 490.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Aminata to purchase fruit and peanuts for re-sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 16, 2013
Listed
Feb 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 17, 2013