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Total loan: $1,000
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Arame Thiaw

Senegal
Senegal / Construction

A loan of $1,000 helped to finish her apartment.


Arame Thiaw's story

Mrs. Arame has lived in Senegal since birth. She is 55 years old. She is a widow and has been a cleaning lady for 20 years. She chose her profession in order to provide for her small family. She is a member of UIMCEC in the town where she has lived since November 2003. She has already repaid 9 prior loans. She is asking for a loan of 500,000 francs to finish construction of an apartment that she had made her own. Her prior loans have allowed her to move into her home and to cover the expenses of tile, flooring, electrical, plumbing, and the purchase of windows and doors. Her goal is to improve the comfort and the quality of life of her children.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Frances Hsieh



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: December 8, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: UIMCEC, a partner of ChildFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: December 8, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: UIMCEC, a partner of ChildFund International