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Mrs. Anta, married and the mother of a family, is a young shopkeeper who owns a market stall and sells fabric, children's clothing, perfume, and incense. She has acquired two years of experience in this field. Anta is a courageous woman who supports her husband in the family's daily expenses.

With the loan received, she will be able to save in order to improve the household's dietary conditions. In addition to her business, Anta hopes to open a food shop if she sees her capital increase.
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Madame Anta, mariée et mère de famille, est une jeune commerçante qui possède une cantine et vend des tissus, des habits pour enfants, du parfum et de l’encens. Elle a acquis une expérience de deux ans dans ce domaine. Anta est une brave femme qui appuie son mari sur la dépense quotidienne de la famille. Avec le crédit reçu, elle pourra épargner pour améliorer les conditions alimentaires du foyer. Elle désire ouvrir en plus de son activité, une boutique d’alimentation si elle voit son capital augmenter.

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
  • 25
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,758,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 495.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Anta to purchase fabric and ready-to-wear clothing for children, perfume, and incense.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 30, 2012
Dec 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013