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Astou
Madame Astou lives in Senegal. She is married and has worked in retail for over 10 years, selling cosmetic products. She is a member of the U-IMCEC microfinance group from whom she has already received six loans. She is seeking a new loan of 325,000 FCFA in order to purchase cosmetics for re-sale. Her aim is to develop and also to diversify her product range. She wishes to meet her customers' demands and grow her profits in order to improve her family's living standards. She begins her working day at 9 o'clock and stops at 8pm. She wishes to start selling fabrics and to grow her staff to 3 people. Her future goal is to travel in order to import goods for re-sale.
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Madame Astou habite au Sénégal. C’est une femme mariée qui s’active dans le secteur du commerce depuis plus de 10 ans et vend des produits cosmétiques. Elle est membre de l’un des guichets de l’U-IMCEC où elle a déjà obtenu 06 crédits auparavant. Elle sollicite un nouveau crédit d’un montant de 325.000 francs CFA pour acheter des produits cosmétiques à revendre. Son objectif est de développer et en même temps diversifier les produits commercialisés dans son activité, Son désire est de satisfaire la demande de sa clientèle et accroitre ses bénéfices afin de pouvoir contribuer a l' amélioration des conditions alimentaires de sa famille.Elle démérre chaque jour sa journée de travail a 9 heures et arrête a 20heures la nuit. Elle ambitionne de démarrer la vente de tissus et d’élargir le nombre de ses employés à 3. Son projet futur est de voyager pour importer des marchandises pour les besoins de son commerce

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
  • 39
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,110,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 490.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Astou to purchase cosmetic products for re-sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 16, 2013
Listed
Feb 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014