Mrs. D. trained as a seamstress, then switched to dying for the past 10 years. She chose these activities primarily because of the earning potential.
She is an early member of the credit union of Yoff, having joined in November 2002. She is requesting a loan of 300,000 francs to repair a damaged slab in her house. Her goal is to improve her family’s living conditions.
Madame D. a fait une formation en couture, ensuite elle s’est orientée vers la teinture depuis 10 ans. Ce qui l’a le plus motivé a faire son choix sur ces activités c’est leur aspect lucratif.
C’est une ancienne sociétaire de la caisse de Yoff car elle est membre depuis novembre 2002. Elle sollicite un crédit de 300000 frs pour réfectionner la dalle de sa maison qui est en mauvais état. Son souci est d’améliorer le cadre de vie de sa famille.
About UIMCECThis 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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Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.
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