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Thiané lives in Senegal, is 35 years old and has been working in the restauration field for a year. She chose this business so that she would not remain inactive and also to bring in some income. She has been a member of the branch of U-IMCEC in her town since July 2007 and has already repaid two previous loans. She is requesting a loan of 100,000 francs to get fresh supplies of basic food products to prepare her meals and to combat inflation. Her aim is to make her business more profitable and increase her profits.
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Madame Thiané vit au Sénégal. Elle est âgée de 35 ans et s’active depuis un an dans le domaine de la restauration. Elle a choisi cette activité dans le but de ne pas rester inactive et aussi dans le souci de se procurer des revenus. Elle est membre du guichet de l’U-IMCEC de la localité depuis juillet 2007. Elle a déjà remboursé 2 prêts antérieurs. Elle sollicite un prêt de 100 000 frs prévu pour s’approvisionner en denrées de base pour préparer ses repas et lutter contre l’inflation. Son objectif est de mieux rentabiliser son activité et d’accroitre ses bénéfices.

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
  • 19
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,733,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 498.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Thiané to buy food products that she needs for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 14, 2012
Mar 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 20, 2013