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Fatimata Houdou
Madame Fatimata is a courageous and active lady. Despite her age (53 years old), she continues to grow her fabric business, which she has run for over 10 years. She is married with children, and assists her husband with daily expenditures and her children's school fees. Madame Fatimata is seeking a loan of 250,000F in order to purchase new fabrics and boost her business. She begins her day at 8am and ends at 6pm. She wishes to open other stores in order to grow her revenues and finish building her house which is currently under construction. She chose this type of work out of love, and moreover in order to fight poverty.
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Madame Fatimata est une femme très brave et active. Malgré son âge (53ans) elle continue toujours d'évoluer dans son activité de commerce de tissus qu'elle pratique depuis plus de 10ans. Elle est mariée et mère de famille, Fatimata aide son mari dans la gestion des dépenses quotidiennes et les frais de scolarités de ses enfants. Madame Fatimata a besoin de ce prêt d'un montant de 250.000F pour acheter de nouveaux tissus et renforcer son commerce. Elle commence sa journée à 8h pour la terminer à 18h. Elle souhaite ouvrir d'autres magasin afin de pouvoir augmenter ses revenus et terminer sa maison qui est actuellement en cours de construction. Elle a choisi cet activité par amour et pour surtout lutter contre la pauvreté

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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.


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  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 39
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  • $14,279,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 485.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD