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Awa lives in Senegal. She is married and has been actively involved in retail business for more than 10 years. For all these years she has been selling jewelry, and thanks to her income, she is able to contribute to the management of her household and she manages to meet her family's day-to-day needs.

Awa is a member of one of the branches of the UIMCEC and she is requesting a loan of 300,000 CFA francs. This loan will be used to boost her economic activity through the purchase of fabrics and beauty products for resale. Awa would like to diversify the types of products that she sells.

With increased profits, Awa will be better able to contribute to the improvement of her family's diet and well-being. Awa would also like to strengthen her savings. In the future, she would like to own a shop where she could run her business.
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Madame Awa habite au Sénégal. C’est une femme mariée qui s’active dans le secteur commercial depuis plus de 10 ans. Elle vend des bijoux depuis plus de 10 ans et c’est grâce aux revenus que lui procure son activité qu’elle réussit à participer à la gestion de la satisfaction des besoins quotidiens de sa famille. Elle sollicite un crédit d’un montant de 300.000 francs CFA au sein de son guichet à l’U-IMCEC où elle est membre afin de booster son activité économique. Son financement est prévu pour acheter des tissus et des produits de beauté destinés a la vente, elle veut diversifier les produits qu’elle commercialise. L’accroissement de ses bénéfices lui permettra de mieux contribuer à l’amélioration des conditions alimentaires et du bien être de sa famille. Elle souhaite aussi renforcer son épargne. Son projet dans le futur est d’acquérir une boutique pour les besoins de son activité.

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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
  • 90
    View loans »
    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,891,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 502.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD