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Mame Bousso
Ms. Mame Bousso D., 39, is the married mother of three children. She is a seamstress and a dyer by trade. However in 2007, she got into the business selling firewood. It was her husband who strongly encouraged her to sell firewood. In fact, her husband is a truck driver who covers almost all of the southern region and buys Casamance wood for a good price (respecting the restrictions established by the administration of Waters and Forests).

Thus, she is seeking a loan of 200,000 francs CFA in order to buy more Casamance wood to grow her business and satisfy her customers.
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Madame Mame Bousso D. âgée de 39 ans est mariée mère de 3 enfants. Elle couturière et teinturière de formation. Cependant depuis 2007, elle s’est versée dans le commerce de bois de chauffage. C’est son mari qui lui a poussé à vendre le bois. En effet, son mari un chauffeur de camion qui sillonne presque toute la sous région lui achète à bon prix du bois de la Casamance tout en respectant les règles établies par les Eaux et Forêts.
Ainsi, elle sollicite un prêt de 200 000 FCFA pour se réapprovisionner en bois de Casamance afin de développer son commerce et de satisfaire ses clients.

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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
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  • $15,218,925
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  • 483.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD