A loan of $800 helped to buy fabrics, palm oil, peanut butter, dried fish and some sheep for resale.


Marie Odile's story

Marie Odile is a regular customer at her regional UIMCEC branch. This is her 4th loan and she is requesting another 400 000 francs with which to buy fabrics, palm oil, peanut butter, dried fish and some sheep for resale. She works for the LONASE (Loterie Nationale Senegalaise) and has also been selling products for 10 years. She is a widow and the mother of 2 children whom she is raising. She owns a plot of land which she would like to exploit when she has the resources.

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