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Mame Mbissine
Mame Mbisssine lives in Senegal with her family. She is married and actively involved in retail, having just started selling bags and shoes. She is a client of the UIMCEC and is requesting a loan of 500,000 francs to buy some goods that she will resell in order to develop her business.

Mame Mbissine would like to further diversify the goods that she sells in order to meet her customers' expectations.

This loan may help her to increase her earnings, which will in turn help her to save more money and to be better prepared in case of unforeseeable expenses. In the future she would like to expand her activity to the point where she can hire one employee.
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Madame Mame Mbissine vit au Sénégal avec sa famille. Elle est mariée et s’active dans le secteur du commerce. En effet elle vient juste de débuter une activité commerciale de vente de sacs et de chaussures. Elle est membre de l’un des guichets de l’UIMCEC et sollicite un prêt de 500 000 prévu pour l’achat de marchandises a vendre dans le but de développer son activité de commerce. Son vœu est de diversifier davantage les marchandises qu’elle commercialise dans l’intention de satisfaire les désirs de sa clientèle. Ce financement pourrait l’aider a améliorer ses gains financiers ce qui lui permettra de d’améliorer le niveau de ses économies et de mieux faire face aux dépenses imprévues. Son projet dans le futur est d’élargir son activité jusqu'à parvenir a employer un personnel.

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.


About Senegal

  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,218,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 491.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Mame Mbissine to buy some bags, shoes and other various retail goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 15, 2013
Jun 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 23, 2015