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Mrs. Fatimata, age 42, is a divorced mother of four children aged 12 to 20. She has been selling fabrics and ready-to-wear apparel for six years.

A long-time member of the local IMCEC branch, Fatimata is seeking a 5th loan to buy new merchandise for the holidays and to fill an order.

Fatimata doesn’t have any expenses. She works hard to improve her activity, and hopes someday to open a ready-to-wear store.
Madame Fatimata une dame de 42 ans est une femme divorcée et mère de 4 enfants, dont l’ainé a 20 ans et le cadet, 12. Elle s’active dans la vente de tissus et prêt à porter depuis maintenant 6 ans. Fatimata est une habituée du guichet car elle est à son cinquième crédit à l’IMCEC. Grace au crédit, elle pourra acheter des nouveautés pour les fêtes et pour honorer une commande. Elle n’a pas de charges et travaille pour améliorer son activité et pouvoir un jour ouvrir une boutique de prêt à porter.

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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.

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  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 39
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  • $14,279,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 503.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD