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Ms. Coumba is a regular client at this branch office. Even though she lives some kilometers away, she often comes to deposit savings. This good and honest woman is 41 years old, married, and the mother of six children, from 4 to 18 years old. She helps her husband to manage day-to-day expenses and her children's schooling costs. Coumba starts her day at 8 AM and finishes at 6 PM. She sells animals and has been working at it for over five years. She is requesting this loan to increase her herd and satisfy the strong customer demand. Coumba would like to start a livestock farm in order to augment her income and to improve her family's living conditions. She says she is very thankful to IMCEC.
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Madame Coumba est une habituée du Guichet, bien qu'habitant à quelques kilomètres elle y vient souvent pour épargner. C'est une brave femme âgée de 41ans qui est mariée et mère de 06 enfants âgés de 04 à 18ans. Elle aide son mari dans la gestion des dépenses quotidiennes et les frais de scolarité de ses enfants. Coumba commence sa journée à 8h pour la terminer à 18h, elle évolue dans la vente de bétails et ceci depuis plus de 5ans.Elle sollicite ce crédit pour augmenter son cheptel et satisfaire la demande de forte de ses clients. Coumba souhaite ouvrir une ferme d'élevage pour pouvoir augmenter ses revenus et améliorer les conditions de vie de sa famille. Elle dit un grand merci à l'IMCEC.

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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
  • 20
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  • $14,733,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 494.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD