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Ramata lives in a town located in a Senegalese suburb. She is a domestic assistant, and has also worked in retail for the past two years. She is also a member of the UIMCEC branch in her area.

The income that Ramata earns from her business allows her to pay her share of the family expenses. She has already repaid her two previous loans, and has requested a loan of 400,000 francs. She plans to use the money to buy fabrics and food products for resale, so that she can develop her retail business and have more financial income.
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Mademoiselle Ramata vit dans une des localités de la banlieue sénégalaise. Elle est employée de maison et en meme temps pratique l’activité de commerce depuis 2 ans. Elle est membre du guichet de l’UIMCEC de sa zone d’habitation. Les revenus que lui procure son activité lui permettent de participer aux charges familiales. Elle a déjà remboursé 2 prêts antérieurs et sollicite un crédit de 400 000 frs prévu pour l’achat de tissus et produits alimentaires a revendre en vue de développer son activité de commerce et renforcer ses gains financiers.

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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
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  • $15,259,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 504.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD