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Fatimata Amadou
Fatimata is a good woman of 48. She is married with children of whom the oldest is aged 30 and the youngest 10. She sells fresh fish. She has over 10 years' experience in this business. Fatimata needs this loan to buy fresh fish that she will then sell to her clients. She starts her working day at 0900 and finishes at 1400. Fatimata helps her husband to manage the daily family expenses. In the future she hopes to open a fish farm and increase her income in order to improve living conditions for her family.
Fatimata est une brave femme qui a 48ans. Elle est mariée et mère de famille dont le plus âgée a 30ans et le plus petit 10ans. Elle évolue dans la vente de poisson frais. Elle a une expérience de plus de 10ans dans son activité. Fatimata a besoin de ce montant pour acheter des poissons frais et ensuite les revendre à ses clients. Elle commence sa journée à 9h pour la terminer à 14h. Fatimata aide son mari dans la gestion des dépenses quotidiennes de sa famille. Elle souhaite à l’venir ouvrir une ferme d’élevage et augmenter ses revenus afin d’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
  • 489.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Fatimata Amadou to buy fresh fish for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 15, 2013
Nov 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 27, 2014