A loan of $1,075 helped to buy cosmetics and groceries for resale.


Mame Fatimata's story

This is a divorced woman who is 40 years old and lives in Senegal. She sells cosmetics and groceries. She has been a shareholder/member of one of the branches of the U-IMCEC (a Senegalese association of mutual savings and loans institutions) since August 2011. She is requesting a loan of 500,000 francs to buy cosmetics and groceries which she plans to sell on. She would like to make her business profitable and maximise her earnings so that she can provide for her basic needs.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras



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