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Aminata lives in Senegal. She is a single woman who has been working as a cleaner in a local patisserie (La Brioche Dorée) for almost a year. The income she earns enables her to help her parents out financially and to provide for her own needs. She is a member of one of U-IMCEC's branches where she is requesting a 75,000FCFA loan. The loan will be used to help her mother honour certain commitments. Her future ambition is to open a cosmetics shop.
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Madame Aminata vit au Sénégal. C’est une femme célibataire qui travaille dans une pâtisserie de la place (la brioche d’orée) comme femme de ménage depuis pratiquement 01 an. Les revenus qu’elle gagne lui permettent d’assister financièrement ses parents et de subvenir à ses besoins personnels. Elle est adhérente à l’un des guichets de l’U-IMCEC ou elle sollicite un prêt d’un montant de 75.000 francs CFA. Le financement sera destiné a aider sa mère à honorer ses engagements quelque part. Son futur projet est d’ouvrir une boutique de cosmétique.

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
  • 47
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 497.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Aminata to help her mother to honour her commitments.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 3, 2013
May 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014