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Ms. Fatou is a clothier by trade. She lives near the branch office. She is a married mother of a family; she opened her workshop seventeen years ago. She also does commerce selling sewing supplies inside her sewing shop. She works by special order and displays ready-to-wear 'boubous'.

With this loan, she would like to bolster her business by acquiring a 'gros file' sewing machine enabling her to rid herself of the expenses she pays to other providers, as well as bolstering her sewing supplies store. Her main expense is her children's schooling costs. She opens her workshop at 8 AM and closes it again at 8 PM. For the future, she would like to purchase a car to facilitate her work.
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Madame Fatou est une coutrière de profession, elle habite aux environs du Guichet.Elle est marié et mère de famille; elle a ouvert son atelier il ya de cela 17ans. Elle fait aussi du commerce comme la vente de produits de mercerie à l'intérieur de son atelier de couture.Elle travaille sur commande et expose des boubous de prêt à porter. Avec ce crédit elle voudrait renforcer son activité en acquérant d'une machine de gros file qui lui permettra de dispenser des couts qu'elle payait à d'autres prestataires ET renforcer sa boutique de mercerie. Sa principale charges est l'scolarité de ses enfants. Elle ouvre son atelier à 8h pour la refermer à 20h.A l'avenir elle souhaite acheter une voiture pour pouvoir faciliter ses activités.

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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.

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