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Ndeye Marie
Marie is a very courageous young woman who, after her studies, prefers to help her mother and assist her with the household's expenses. She sells various goods such as fabrics, bazin cloth, and ready-to-wear clothing. She has a ten-year experience in this field.

Marie works from 8AM until 9PM. She is requesting this loan of 400,000 francs to buy fabrics in order to boost her business. In the future, she would like to open a large store to sell ready-to-wear clothing and cosmetics, which would allow her to increase her revenues and improve her family's living conditions.
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Mademoiselle Marie est une fille très courageuse, après ses études elle préfère aider sa mère et l'appuyer sur les dépenses quotidiennes de la maison. Elle évolue dans le commerce de divers marchandises comme la vente de tissus, de bazins et des prets à porter. Elle a une expérience de 10ans dans cet activité. Marie commence sa journée à 8h et la termine à 21h. Elle sollicite ce pret d'un montant de 400 000F acheter des tissus pour renforcer son commerce. A l'avenir elle voudrait ouvrir une grande boutique de pret à porter et de cosmétique pour augmenter ses revenus et améliorer les conditions de vie de sa famille

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
  • 25
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,746,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 491.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Ndeye Marie to buy fabrics, damask cloth, and ready-to-wear clothing for resale to her customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 30, 2013
Jul 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014