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Ndèye is a single woman who was divorced from her first husband a year ago. She does not have any children and lives in a large family house with her two parents and brothers and sisters. Having learnt the sewing trade for three years, she opened a workshop in the market in her town. At the same time she set up a shop there for the sale of haberdashery products and various fabrics, as well as a refrigerator to sell ice-creams. These two activities enable her to provide for her own needs but also to help out with the family's expenses. With a view to increasing her working capital to prepare for the festival season, she is requesting a loan of 500,000 francs to buy fabrics and haberdashery products. Her ambition is to open a large shop to sell fabrics and haberdashery products.
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Ndèye est une femme célibataire qui a divorcé avec son premier mari il y'a de cela un an.Elle n'a pas d'enfant et vit dans la grande maison familiale avec ses deux parents et ses frères et sœurs.Après avoir appris pendant trois ans la couture, elle a ouvert son atelier au marché de sa ville.Elle y a en même temps implanté une boutique de vente de produits de mercerie et de tissus divers ainsi qu'un réfrigérateur pour vendre des crèmes glacées.Ces deux activités lui permettent de subvenir à ses besoins mais aussi de participer à la prise en charge des dépenses d'entretien de la famille.Afin de renforcer son fonds de commerce pour préparer la période des fêtes, elle sollicite un pret de 500 000f pour acheter des tissus et des produits de mercerie.Son ambition et d'ouvrir une grande boutique de vente de issus et d'articles de mercerie.

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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.

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  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 5
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,175,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 524.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD