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Yacine is a 27-year-old woman who is married and the mother of a 2-year-old daughter. She lives next to the lending branch and is in the business of selling various products, such as sugar, milk, oil, soap, etc. She has more than 5 years of experience in this business.

Yacine is requesting this loan for 100,000 francs CFA to increase her turnover by supplementing her stock of merchandise. She begins her day at 8am and works until 6pm. In the future she hopes to have a large shop to increase her profits. She helps her husband with the daily expenses.
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Madame Yacine est une dame agée de 27 ans qui est mariée et mère d’une fille de 2ans. Elle habite à coté du Guichet et évolue dans le commerce de produits divers comme le sucre, lait, huile, savon etc…….Yacine a une expérience de plus de 5ans dans son activité. Elle sollicite ce prêt d’un montant de 100.000F pour renforcer son fond de roulement afin d’augmenter son stock de marchandises. Elle commence sa journée à 8h pour la terminer à 18 h. A l’avenir elle souhaite avoir lune grande boutique pour augmenter ses revenus. Elle aide son mari dans la gestion des dépenses quotidiennes.

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
  • 2
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,175,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 483.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Yacine to purchase various products like milk, sugar, soap, and rice for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 2, 2013
Oct 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014