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Fatou Dia
The borrower is a married woman, mother of three children. As the resources provided by her husband were insufficient, she began the commerce of food products to support herself and participate in managing household expenses.

She sells peanuts, millet, beans and various other products. She is currently applying for a loan of 100,000 francs to purchase two 50-kg bags of millet, one 50-kg bag of peanuts, and one 50-kg bag of beans.

She is hoping to replace the table on which she sells her products by a shop in front of her home.
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L'emprunteuse est une femme mariée, mère de trois enfants.Son mari n'étant pas pourvu de beaucoup de moyens, elle s'est engagée dans le commerce de produits alimentaires pour pouvoir subvenir à ses besoins et participer à la prise en charge des frais d'entretien de la famille.Elle vend des arachides, du mil, des haricots et d'autres produits divers.Actuellement, elle sollicite un pret de 100000f pour acheter 2 sacs de mil de 50kg , 1 sac d'arachide de 50 kg et 1 sac de haricot de 50kg.Elle ambitionne de remplacer la table sur laquelle elle vend ses produits par une cantine devant son domicile.

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
  • 0
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,218,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 471.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Fatou Dia buy two 50-kg bags of millet, one 50-kg bag of peanuts, and one 50-kg bag of beans.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 26, 2011
Nov 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012