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Ms. Amy, a married mother of five children, has been active in commerce for ten years. She sells sewing supplies and also food items, such as 'monkey bread' (the fruit of the baobab tree) and dried hibiscus flowers. She is a regular borrower, since she is on her fourth loan. She is requesting a renewal of 400,000 francs CFA to purchase sewing supplies: fabrics, backing or stiffeners, zippers, … She is going to store up on 'monkey bread'. She has a hand in managing the home and helps to cover the family's day-to-day expenses. Her wish is to have a house of her own.
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Madame Amy, mariée et mère de cinq enfants, s’active dans le commerce depuis 10 ans. Elle fait de la vente de produits de mercerie mais aussi de produits alimentaires comme du pain de singe et de l’oseille. Elle est une habituée du crédit car elle en est à son quatrième crédit, et sollicite un renouvellement de 400000F CFA pour acheter de la garniture : des tissus, du renfort, des fermetures…, elle va acheter du pain de singe et stocker.
Elle a sa main dans la gestion du foyer et participe aux dépenses quotidiennes de la famille.
Elle a comme vœux d’avoir une maison à elle.

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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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  • $2,300
    Average annual income
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  • $15,265,150
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  • 503.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD