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This borrower is a teacher at her village’s grade school. She is married and the mother of a child, her own, who she supports. Aside from teaching, she opened a store selling clothing with an initial loan of 100,000 francs from U-IMCEC. Her business enables her to take care of her daughter and her mother and to pay the rent for her store.

In order to increase her working capital, she is requesting a loan of 300,000 francs to buy 20 pieces of children’s clothing, 20 pairs of shoes, and 15 samples of fabrics, as well as various items. Her ambition is to become a wholesale merchant.
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L'emprunteuse est une enseignante à l'école primaire de son villaget .Elle est mariée et mère d'un enfant dont elle a la charge ainsi que sa propre mère.En marge de l'enseignement, elle a ouvert une boutique de vente de produits vestimentaires sur un premier pret de l'UIMCEC de 100000F. Son activité lui permet de s'occuper de sa fille, de sa mère et de payer la location de sa boutique.Afin d'augmenter son fonds de commerce, elle sollicite un pret de 300000F pour acheter 20 pieces d'habits pour enfants, 20 paires de chaussures , 15 coupons de tissus ainsi que des pièces diverses. Son ambition est de devenir grossiste.

Additional Information


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.

About Senegal

  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 22
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,733,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 455.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Amy to buy 20 pieces children's clothing, 20 pairs of shoes, 15 samples of cloth, as well as assorted items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 3, 2011
Aug 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012