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Ms. Oumou started working in commerce only three years ago. She sells ready-to-wear clothing and shoes for children. She is 34 years old, married, and the mother of a family. She has opened a stall at the market. With the loan, she is going to purchase some fabrics, 'body', jeans, shirts, and ready-to-wear clothing and shoes for children.

Oumou helps her husband to cover day-to-day household expenses and works to diversify her products and services. Her wish is to open another stall to increase her profits and to be able to improve her children's living conditions.
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Madame oumou est entrée dans le commerce il y a de cela 03ans seulement. Elle vend des habits prêt à porter et chaussures pour enfants. Elle est âgée de 34ans, mariée et mère de famille. Elle a ouvert une cantine au marché. Avec le crédit elle va acheter des tissus, des body, des jeans, des chemises, des habits prêts à porter et des chaussures pour enfants.
Oumou aide son mari dans les dépenses quotidiennes de la maison et travaille pour diversifier ses produits et services. Elle a comme souhait d’ouvrir une autre cantine pour augmenter son bénéfice et pouvoir améliorer les conditions de vie de ses enfants

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
  • 1
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,218,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 492.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Oumou to purchase fabrics, ready-to-wear clothing, and shoes for children.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 18, 2013
Sep 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014