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Mrs. Ndieme K. has been working as a seamstress and selling clothes and fabric for ten years. She is divorced, 54 years old and has been a member of the Ouakam branch of U-IMCEC already for nine years already. She has to support a young boy who is in a school out of town. She has chosen this activity in order to be able to obtain an income permitting her to support her son and herself. She is seeking a credit of 250,000 West African Francs, with the goal of purchasing fabric for sewing clothes which she will then offer for sale. She already repaid three prior loans; these loans have helped her obtain a certain degree of financial independence.
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Madame Ndieme K. évolue dans la couture et le commerce de tissus et d’habits depuis 10ans. C’est une femme divorcée de 54 ans qui est membre de l’U-IMCEC à la caisse de Ouakam depuis 9 ans déjà. Elle a en charge un garçon qui fait ses études à l’extérieur. Elle a choisi cette activité dans le but d’acquérir un revenu qui lui permettra de soutenir son fils et subvenir a ses besoins. Elle sollicite un crédit de 250 000 frs dans le but d’acheter des tissus pour la confection d’habits qu’elle commercialise. Elle a déjà rembourse 3 prêts antérieurs et ces crédits lui ont permit d’acquérir une certaine indépendance financière.

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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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  • $15,265,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 532.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD