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Dior is a brave woman who is married and the mother of a family. She is 37 years old and sells fabrics and bags of shoes. She needs this loan in order to increase her stock of merchandise. Dior begins her day at 8am and works until 8pm. She helps her husband with the daily expenses and the schooling costs of their children. She hopes in the future to have her own shop to be able to increase her revenues and to improve the living conditions for her family.
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Madame DIOR est une brave femme qui est mariée et mère de famille. Elle est âgée de 37 et évolue dans le commerce de tissus, des sacs et des chaussures. Elle a besoin de ce crédit pour renforcer son stock de marchandises. Elle commence sa journée à 8h pour la terminer à 20h du soir. DIOR aide son mari dans la gestion des dépenses quotidiennes et les frais de scolarité de ses enfants. Elle souhaite à l'avenir avoir sa propre magasin pour pouvoir augmenter ses revenus et améliorer les conditions de vie de sa famille.

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
  • 37
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,558,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 479.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Dior to purchase fabric and bags of shoes for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 30, 2013
Oct 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014