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Marceline F B
This borrower is a young married woman who sells fabric. She buys her products from wholesalers and sells on credit to her customers. The income from her business allows her to cover her own expenses and also those of her children. As the holidays are coming soon, she is asking for a loan of 100,000 francs to buy damask cloth, perfume, and clothing for children. Her ambition is to get a little shop in the central market.
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L'emprunteuse est une jeune femme mariée qui exerce l'activité de commerce de tissus. Elle achéte son produit chez des grossistes et le revend à crédit à ses clients.Les revenus de son activité lui permettent de se prendre en charge mais aussi de prendre en charge ses enfants.A l'approche des fetes,elle sollicite un pret de 100000f pour acheter des tissus basins, des parfums et des habits pour enfants.Son ambition est de s'installer dans une cantine au marché central.

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
  • 5
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,175,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 476.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Marceline F B to buy damask cloth, perfume, and children's clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 19, 2011
Oct 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012