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Oumy is a merchant who lives around one of the [UIMCEC] branches. She has been selling damask and other fabrics and sheets for seven years.

Oumy is asking for a loan to expand and increase her stock of merchandise. She works from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at her stall in a market.

In the future, she wishes, with help from UIMCEC, to increase her earnings in order to diversify her merchandise.
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Madame oumy est une commercante qui habite dans les environs du Guichet.Elle évolue dans la vente de tissus, bazins et des draps. Elle a une expérience de 7ans dans cet activité; Madame Oumy sollicite ce pret pour augmenter son marchandise. Elle commence sa journée à 10h pour la terminer à 17h. Oumy détient un cantine au marché et veut augmenter son stock de marchandise. A l'avenir elle souhaite avec l'aide de l'imcec augmenter ses revenus pour pouvoir diversifier sa marchandise

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
  • 49
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 492.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Oumy to buy damask and other fabric to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 18, 2013
Jul 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014