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Papa N. is a taxi driver. In order to diversify his business activities, he invested in hippomobile (horse-drawn) transport. It is developing well in Mbour where most residents living in the city outskirts use this mode of transportation.

He was born in 1982 and lives with his parents in a town located some 80 km from Mbour. He is unmarried and doesn’t have any children. Through this loan he is looking to purchase another horse and another cart to increase his income.
PAPA N. est un chauffeur il est employé comme chauffeur de taxi. Pour diversifier ses activités il s’est investi dans le transport hippomobile activité qui se développe bien à Mbour où la plus part des habitants des quartiers périphériques emprunte ce genre de transport. Il est né en 1982 et habite à Mbour avec ses parents, une ville qui se trouve à quelques 80 km de Mbour. Il est célibataire sans enfant, il cherche à travers le crédit qu’il sollicite, veut acheter un autre cheval et une autre charrette pour augmenter ses revenus.

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
  • 44
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 473.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Papa purchase a horse and cart.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 17, 2009
Jun 25, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2010