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Niagna Ndiaye
Mademoiselle Niagna is a single young woman who lives in a village community in Senegal. She works in the service sector and has worked as a hairdresser for more than ten years in a salon located in the area where she lives, not far from her home. She is the family breadwinner and pays to rent the salon where she works. She is a member of the UIMCEC branch in her area, and has already repaid four previous loans. She is seeking a loan of 500,000 XOF, which she foresees using to fix up her family's home. Her objective is to renovate their home in order to improve their living environment. In the future, she wishes to become the best known hairdresser in the village and to have several hair salons.
Mademoiselle Niagna est une jeune célibataire qui vit dans l’une des communautés villageoises du Sénégal. Elle s’active dans le secteur des services et pratique l’activité de coiffure depuis plus de 10 ans dans un salon localisé dans son quartier d’habitation non loin de chez elle. Elle est soutien de famille et a sa charge la location du salon ou elle exerce son activité. Elle est membre du guichet de l’UIMCEC de sa zone d’habitation ou elle a déjà remboursé 4 crédits antérieurs. Elle sollicite un prêt de 500 000 frs prévu pour l’aménagement de sa maison familiale. Son objectif est de rénover leur maison pour une meilleure amélioration du cadre de vie. Elle souhaite devenir dans le futur la plus grande coiffeuse du village et disposer de plusieurs salons de coiffure.

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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.

About Senegal

  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 1
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,265,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 511.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD