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Maimouna lives in the south of Senegal. She is 49 years old and married. For the past two years she has been active in the retail trade of clothing.

Her workday extends from 7:30 am to 8:00 pm. This activity generated profits with which she bought a plot of land in her locality.

Maimouna's ambition is to build a house on her plot of land - which is located in a tourist area - so she can lease it.
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Maimouna habite au sud du sénégal mariée agée de 49 ans,depuis 2 ans elle s'active dans le commerce de vetements ,elle démare sa jouurnée de 7h30 à 20h. Avec cette activité , elle réalise un bénéfice avec lequel elle avait acheté un terrain dans sa localité.
Maimouna a comme ambition de construire une maison dans son terrain qui est dans une zone touristique pour le mettre sous location.

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

  • $1,759
    Average annual income
  • 19
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $12,847,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 511.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Maimouna buy clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 28, 2013
May 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014