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Anta is a married woman and the mother of a family. She has been in the restaurant business for more than 14 years. She needs this loan of 100,000 francs CFA to diversify her business by purchasing clothing to sell to her customers.

Anta begins her day at 7am in the morning, and returns home around 11pm at night. She helps her husband with the daily expenses and the schooling costs of her children. In the future she hopes to have a large restaurant and to increase her revenue, in order to be able to improve her children's living conditions.
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Madame Anta est une femme mariée et mère de famille. Elle évolue dans la restauration et cela depuis plus de 14 ans. Madame Anta a besoin de ce crédit d’un montant de 100 000 F pour diversifier son activité en achetant des habits destinés à la vente pour ses clients. Elle commence sa journée à 7h du matin pour rentrer à la maison vers 23h du soir. Elle aide son mari dans la gestion des dépenses quotidiennes et les frais de scolarité de ses enfants. A l’avenir elle souhaite avoir un grand restaurant et augmenter ses revenus afin de pouvoir améliorer les conditions de vie de ses enfants

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
  • 40
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,487,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 483.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Anta to purchase clothing to sell to her customers who come into her restaurant.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 1, 2013
Oct 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014