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Madam Mbougane is a 56 year old woman, married and a mother. She lives several kilometers away from the branch. She has advanced in the sale of couscous and dyed fabric and has more than 10 years experience. She works half days from the afternoon until night. She has benefited from 3 loans to strengthen her commercial business and she has never had any difficulties in repayment. Madam Mbougane needs this loan to buy foodstuffs for the preparation of couscous (4 barrels of mil [African cereal], corn and firewood).

With the profits from her business, she supports her husband with the daily expenses and paying for electricity. Madam Mbougane hopes to diversify her business with the financial support of the UIMCEC.
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Madame Mbougane est une dame âgée de 56 ans, mariée et mère de famille. Elle habite à quelques kilomètres du Guichet. Elle évolue dans le commerce de couscous et la vente de tissus teint et a une expérience de plus de 10 ans. Elle travaille la demie journée de l’après midi jusqu’au soir. Elle a eu à bénéficier de 3 prêts pour renforcer son activité commerciale et elle n’a jamais rencontré de difficultés dans le remboursement. Madame Mbougane a besoin de ce prêt pour acheter des denrées qui entrent dans la préparation du couscous (4barils de mil, de mais et du bois de chauffe).
Avec les bénéfices de son activité, elle appuie son mari dans la dépense quotidienne et le paiement de l’électricité. Madame Mbougane souhaite diversifier son commerce avec l’appui financier de l’IMCEC.

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
  • 21
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,744,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 512.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Mbougane to buy dyed fabric and foodstuffs for the preparation of couscous (4 barrels of mil [African cereal], corn and firewood).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 2, 2013
May 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014