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Ms. Bouba D. is a 27-year-old merchant living in Ouakam. She specialises in selling juice. She has been a member of the Ouakam branch of U-IMCEC for three years. She has now accumulated four years’ experience in this activity already practiced within her family.

Her initial objective was to avoid unemployment, but what interests her most now is adapting her commercial activity and products to what the customers need.

Ms. D. is requesting a loan for 500,000 francs with which she will buy a freezer and local products (sugar, bissap, etc.) to provide her customers with additional offerings.
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Madame Bouba D. est une jeune commerçante de 27 ans qui habite a Ouakam. Elle est spécialisée dans la vente de jus. Elle est membre de la caisse de Ouakam depuis 3 ans. Aussi elle a une expérience de 4 ans dans cette activité qu’elle a choisie par le biais de sa famille. L’objectif vise était d’éviter le chômage. La phase qui l’intéresse le plus dans son activité c’est l’adaptation de son commerce et de ses produits aux besoins des acheteurs. Madame D. sollicite un crédit de 500 000 frs destine a l’achat d’un congélateur et de produits locaux (sucre, bissap, etc.) en vue d’augmenter son offre a la clientèle.

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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
  • 4
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  • $15,175,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 496.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD