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Timbane

Senegal
Senegal / Used Clothing

A loan of $800 helped to buy used clothing for resale.


Timbane's story

Timbane is a married woman who lives in Senegal. She sells used clothing and is able to meet her family's daily needs with her earnings. She has been working in this commercial field for more than five years.

Timbane is a member of one of the branches of the U-IMCEC, and she is requesting a loan in the amount of 400,000 CFA francs to increase her stock of merchandise for resale. Timbane wants to boost her working capital and develop her commercial activity. With increased profits, she is planning to save more and to provide better food conditions for her family.

In the future, she would like to have a store where she could display her goods, in order to better develop her commercial activity.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan



Loan details

Loan length:

15 months
Disbursed date: April 20, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: UIMCEC, a partner of ChildFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

15 months
Disbursed date: April 20, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: UIMCEC, a partner of ChildFund International