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Madame Narou S. is a 60 year-old woman who lives in the Ouakam district and has belonged to the Ouakam credit association for five years. She has run her own business for the past 20 years and is well known for selling shoes, fabric, mobiles and incense. She began her business by travelling to Gambia in order to buy goods, then to Mauritania to source khartoume (fabric) and mobile phones. She is seeking a 200 000 F loan so that she may go to Gambia to fulfil an order for shoes from her daughter's friends. Madame S. has already received four loans, and this loan would enable her to see to her family's needs.
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Madame Narou S. est une femme de 60 ans qui habite dans la localité de Ouakam et qui a adhéré a la caisse de Ouakam depuis 5 ans. Elle s’active dans le commerce depuis plus de 20 ans. Elle est bien connue dans la vente de chaussures, tissus, portables, encens. Elle a démarré son activité en voyageant sur la Gambie pour acheter des marchandises , puis vers la Mauritanie pour s’approvisionner en khartoume et en portables. Elle sollicite un crédit de 200 000 frs dans le but d’aller en Gambie pour satisfaire une commande de chaussures provenant des amies de sa fille .Madame S. a déjà bénéficié de 4 prêts antérieurs et le crédit va l’aider a satisfaire les besoins de la famille.

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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
  • 1
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  • $15,175,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 478.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD