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Ms. Maimouna, a 40-year-old woman, is married and the mother of six children. She has been fattening livestock for three years now. She is here for a second time to request a loan of 300,000 francs CFA to round out her funds and purchase 2 head of cattle to raise and sell in the neighborhood. She takes care of her personal expenses and supports her husband in covering household expenses.

With this loan, she will be able to increase the number of livestock to raise. She would like to open a grocery store to diversify and to maximize her profits.
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Madame Maimouna, une dame de 40 ans, est mariée et mère de 6 enfants. Elle fait de l’embouche depuis 3 ans maintenant. Elle vient pour la deuxième fois pour solliciter un crédit de 300000F CFA pour compléter et acheter 2 bœufs, les élever et les revendre dans le voisinage. Elle s’occupe de ses charges personnelles et appuie son mari dans les autres charges de la maison.
Avec le crédit, elle pourra augmenter le nombre de tête à élever. Elle souhaite ouvrir une boutique d’alimentation générale pour diversifier et maximiser son profit.

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
  • 49
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 506.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Maimouna to purchase 2 cows to raise and sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Feb 27, 2013
Apr 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 19, 2013