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Mame Penda
Mame Penda T. was born in 1970. She is married and lives in the Grand Thies neighborhood in Senegal. She has been in business for over five years. She sells cloths, fabrics for women's clothes and cosmetic goods that she buys in Mauritania and the Ivory Coast. She is requesting this loan with the goal of increasing her profit margin.

Translated from French by Alison Dent, Kiva volunteer.

mame penda T. est une femme mariée née en 1970 et vit au quartier grand thies .elle fait du commerce depuis plus de cinq ans .elle vend des draps ;des tissus pour femme et des produits cosmétiques qu'elle achète en MAURITANIE ou en COTE D'IVOIRE . c'est dans le but d'augmenter sa marge bénéficiaire qu'elle sollicite ce pret.

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

  • $1,759
    Average annual income
  • 19
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $12,851,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 439.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Mame Penda to increase working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 12, 2008
Aug 17, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 27, 2009