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Maty is married and lives in Senegal. She has been actively involved in the trading sector for five years. Her business is buying clothes and fabrics for resale.

She is requesting a loan of 100,000 francs from the UIMCEC branch where she is a member. She would like to buy more fabrics and diversify the products she sells by buying perfumes.

With the expected increase in profits, she hopes to save some money and contribution to the betterment of her family's living conditions. Her future project is to buy a store.
Maty est une femme mariée qui vit au Sénégal. Elle évolue dans le secteur du commerce depuis 5 ans. Son activité consiste à acheter des habits et des tissus pour les revendre. Elle sollicite un crédit de 100 000 frs au sein du guichet de l’UIMCEC ou elle est membre.En plus des tissus qu'elle vend elle veut diversifier les produits qu’elle commercialise en démarrant la vente de parfums. Avec l’accroissement de ses bénéfices elle souhaite épargner de l’argent et contribuer a l’amélioration des conditions de vie de sa famille. Son projet futur est d’acquérir un magasin.

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
  • $13,535,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 511.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Maty to buy fabrics and perfumes for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 23, 2013
Jun 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014