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Mrs. Mareme G. is 45 years old. She lives in the township of Yoff. She is married and the mother of three, from 6 to 25 years of age. For more than 25 years she has been in business selling fabric. She selected this line of work because it is a profitable activity. In addition, she is employed as a housekeeper within the framework of a program for child and family support services in Diamalaye. She joined the Yoff mutual fund in February 2006. She is seeking a loan of 100,000 West African francs in order to purchase merchandise for reselling to clients. Her goal is to increase her revenues and to improve the life conditions of her family.
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Madame Mareme G. est une femme de 45 ans. Elle habite dans la localité de Yoff. Elle est mariée et mère de 3 enfants dont l’âge varie entre 6 et25ans. Depuis plus de plus de 25 ans elle exerce l’activité de commerce de tissus. Elle a fait ce choix parce que c’est une activité qui procure beaucoup de bénéfices. Aussi en même temps elle est employée comme femme de ménage dans le projet du programme de développement de l’enfant et de la famille à Diamalaye. Elle est membre de la caisse de Yoff depuis février 2006. Elle sollicite un crédit de 100 000 frs prévu pour l’achat de marchandises qu’elle va placer à ses clients. Son souci est d’accroitre ses revenus et d’améliorer les conditions de vie de sa 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
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  • $15,174,650
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  • 470.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD