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Total loan: $225
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Marietou

Senegal
Senegal / Cosmetics Sales

A loan of $225 helped to buy three cases of perfume along with sugar and agricultural products.


Marietou's story

This borrower is a married woman and the mother of a four-year-old child. With the support of her husband who is a teacher, she bought a refrigerator which has allowed her to go into the business of selling ice cream. She also sells perfumes on credit. Her income allows her not only to improve the quality of food for her family but also to meet her own needs. She is requesting a loan of 100,000 frs. through l’UIMCEC to buy three cases of perfume along with sugar and agricultural products for making ice cream. Her ambition is to open a small restaurant at the main market where she lives.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Shannon Arnold



Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: September 28, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: UIMCEC, a partner of ChildFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: September 28, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: UIMCEC, a partner of ChildFund International