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Dieynaba is a 43 years old woman and a married mother of a family. She manages a public fountain in the district and also sells smoked fish. During this rainy season, smoked fish is in high demand. This is why Dieynaba wants to borrow money to purchase and store some of it. She will wait for times of shortages and then resell the goods at a higher price. Being married, she supports her husband and helps to meet family expenses. If she sees her capital increase, she would love to diversify her business to maximize her profit and be able to take better care of her household.
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Dieynaba est une dame de 43 ans, mariée et mère de famille. Elle gère une fontaine publique de quartier et vend aussi du poisson fumé. En cette période d’hivernage, le poisson fumé est très prisée c’est pourquoi Dieynaba veut emprunter de l’argent pour en acheter et le stocker. Elle attendra la période de pénurie pour revendre a plus cher. Bien qu’étant mariée, elle appuie son époux et donne sa participation dans les charges familiales.
Si elle voit son capital augmenter, elle aimerait bien diversifier son activité pour maximiser son bénéfice et pouvoir s'occuper davantage de son foyer.

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
  • $14,756,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 486.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Dieynaba to purchase smoked fish to resell during shortages.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 26, 2013
Sep 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 25, 2014