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Fatou lives in Senegal, and is the mother of 10 children - 3 girls and 7 boys, all of whom attend school. She has been running a food business for five years; she begins her day at 6am and finishes at 9pm. This business serves her well, as it is located in a good position in the local port. Fatou uses the revenues she generates in order to see to her children's school fees and her family's everyday expenditure. She is seeking a 500,000F loan in order to boost her food stocks.
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Fatou habite au sénégal mariée mère de 10 enfants :3 filles et 7 garçons sont tous à l'école ,sa fille ainée fait une formation en santé . Elle évolue dans la restauration depuis 5 ans ,elle démarre sa jounée de 6h pour terminer à 21h , une activité qui lui rapporte trés bien , car son restaurant est en bonne position à la porte du port de sa localité.Fatou ,avec les revenus que lui procure son activité lui permettent de supporter les frais de scolarité des enfants et la dépense quotidienne de sa famille .Elle sollicite un crédit de 500 000f pour renforcer son stok en alimentation .

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
  • 89
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,894,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 507.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Fatou to purchase food products in order to boost her stock levels.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 2, 2013
May 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014