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Marie Odile
Marie Odile is a regular customer at her regional UIMCEC branch. This is her 4th loan and she is requesting another 400 000 francs with which to buy fabrics, palm oil, peanut butter, dried fish and some sheep for resale. She works for the LONASE (Loterie Nationale Senegalaise) and has also been selling products for 10 years. She is a widow and the mother of 2 children whom she is raising. She owns a plot of land which she would like to exploit when she has the resources.
Madame Marie Odile, est une habituée du guichet de l’IMCEC situé à leur direction régionale. Elle est à son quatrième crédit et sollicite un renouvellement de 400000F CFA pour acheter des tissus, de l’huile de palme, de la pate d’arachide, du poisson séché et des moutons pour revendre. Elle est employée à la LONASE et fait aussi du commerce depuis 10 ans maintenant. Elle est veuve et mère de 2 enfants dont elle s’occupe.
Elle possède un terrain qu’elle veut mettre en valeur si elle a les moyens.

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
  • 35
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,085,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 503.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Marie Odile to buy fabrics, palm oil, peanut butter, dried fish and some sheep for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 22, 2013
May 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014