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Gie Takku Liggey Sam 8 Group
In this Group: Aissatou, Aminata, Amy, Rokaya, Sokhar
The Gie Takku Liggey Sam 8 group is composed of five women who sell various products. Their leader is Mrs. Aissatou, the one standing in the middle, dressed in a pink outfit. She sells shoes, fabric and sometimes jewelry. She is married and has children. She helps her husband provide for the household needs. She uses her revenues to reinvest in her business in order to stabilize her working capital and be able to diversify her offerings.
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Le GIE Takku Liggey Sam 8 regroupe cinq femmes qui s’activent dans le commerce de divers produits. Elles ont comme responsable la dame Aissatou qui se trouve au milieu habillée en rose fait de la vente de chaussures, tissus et dès fois de bijoux.
Elle est mariée et mère de famille. Elle appuie son époux dans la gestion de la maison et avec les bénéfices, elle réinvesti dans son activité afin d’avoir un fond beaucoup plus consistant pour pouvoir diversifier ses activités.

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Senegal

  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,218,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 507.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Gie Takku Liggey Sam 8 Group's $1,000 loan helped a member to buy shoes, fabric and jewelry for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 7, 2013
Jun 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014