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Mrs. Awa lives in Senegal. She's married and a fabrics merchant. She has three years of experience in buying and selling fabrics. She's a member of a local branch of Kiva's partner, U-IMCEC, from which she's seeking a loan of XOF 100'000.

She intends to use this loan to buy fabrics that she will resell to her clientele. Her goal is to bolster her business and increase her profits. As a consequence, she'll be able to improve the nutritional conditions of her family and increase her savings.

Her future project is to further expand her business and have a shop to display her products.
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Madame Awa vit au Sénégal. Elle est mariée et pratique le commerce de tissus. Elle a acquis une expérience de 03 ans dans l’achat et la vente de tissus. Elle est sociétaire de l’un des guichets de l’U-IMCEC où elle sollicite un crédit d’un montant de 100.000 francs CFA. Elle envisage avec son financement d’acheter des tissus qu’elle va revendre à sa clientèle. Son objectif est de développer son activité et accroitre ses bénéfices. Par conséquent, elle pourra avec ces derrières améliorer les conditions alimentaires de sa famille et élever son taux d’épargne. Son projet futur est de développer davantage son activité commerciale et disposer d’un magasin pour exposer sa marchandise.

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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.

About Senegal

  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 0
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  • $15,221,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 505.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD