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Aby is a married woman who lives in a town in Senegal. She has nine children.

Aby shifted into the retail sector over six years ago. She sells fabric and bags. She is a member of a branch of the UIMCEC, and she is seeking a 300,000 frs loan in order to buy fabric and bags to resell. She also wants to diversify the products that she sells by incorporating other feminine items.

Her objective is to increase her profits so that she can better care for her family and cover her own personal needs. Her dream is to have a big store where she can sell fabric, scarfs, and bags.
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Madame Aby est une femme mariée qui vit dans une localité sénégalaise, elle est mère de 9 enfants. Elle évolue depuis plus de six ans dans le secteur du commerce et exerce la vente de tissus et sacs. Elle est membre d’un guichet de l’UIMCEC et sollicite un crédit de 300 000 frs prévu pour l’achat de tissus et sacs destinés a la vente. Elle souhaite aussi diversifier les produits qu’elle commercialise en intégrant d’autres articles pour femmes. Son objectif est d’accroitre ses bénéfices pour pouvoir mieux assister sa famille et satisfaire ses besoins personnels. Son vœu est de disposer d’un grand magasin de vente de tissus, d’écharpes, de sacs.

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
  • 4
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,175,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 506.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Aby to buy fabric, bags, and other feminine items for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 20, 2012
Nov 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013