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Mrs. Coumba Dioum is a home-based trader. She is in the tableware business (bowls, cups, etc.). She also sells fabrics from Mauritania and Gambia, which is where she has been buying them for the past 5 years. With this new loan, she would like to buy new goods in order to face her clientele's high demands, which she has been struggling to meet. She just reimbursed her first loan in one month. With this new loan, she would like to make a profit to meet the needs of her family.
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Mme Coumba s'active depuis des années dans le secteur du commerce.Son activité consiste a vendre a domicile des vaisselles , bols,verres, etc. En même temps elle vend des tissus qu'elle achète en provenance de quelques pays limitrophes. Elle a une expérience de 5 ans dans son activité.Pour faire face a la forte demande de sa clientèle elle sollicite un crédit de 150000 prévu pour l'achat de vaisselles destinés a accroitre son stock.Son objectif est d'augmenter ses bénéfices afin de mieux subvenir aux besoins de sa famille.

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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  • $15,218,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 475.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Coumba to buy new goods in order to face her clientele's high demands.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 21, 2011
Nov 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011