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Thierno Hamidou
Mr. Thierno K. is a 45-year old married man. He lives in the Guediawaye department, in the town of Daroukhane. He is the father of four children between the ages of one and twelve. He is a professional photographer, and he also does reporting on special events. Mr. K.'s activities are diverse, as he is also busy raising sheep. Every year he holds a sheep sale for the approaching Tabaski festival (Eid al-Adha). Mr. K. chose to be a photographer/photojournalist because his passion for the work. Before he worked for free, but he soon realized that he had acquired a great deal of experience, and that he could make his living with this work. He's very attached to his customers and is always very happy that his work coincides with the important happy moments in their lives. The loan would be used to make calendars for the new year to please his customers and better develop their loyalty. The rest of the money would serve to build up his operating budget. His wish is to find a reliable and ambitious associate and open a large studio and lab. Thus he is seeking a loan of 400,000 francs in the hope of maximizing his profits and better meeting his increasing daily expenses.
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Monsieur Thierno K. est un homme marie, âgé de 45 ans. Il habite a Guediawaye plus précisément dans la localité de Daroukhane.Il est père de 4 enfants dont l’âge varie entre un et12 ans. Il est photographe de profession .En même temps il fait des reportages dans les cérémonies .Monsieur K. a une activité diversifiée car il s’active aussi dans l’élevage de moutons .Il fait chaque année une opération de vente de moutons a l’approche des fêtes de Tabaski. Monsieur K. a choisi l’activité de photographe reporter par amour du métier. Avant il le faisait gratuitement mais par la suite il s’est rendu compte qu’il a acquis beaucoup d’expérience et qu’il pouvait gagner sa vie avec ce métier C’est une personne qui est très attachée a sa clientèle et se réjouit toujours car son travail coïncide avec les grands moments de bonheur de sa clientèle..L’objet de son prêt est de réaliser des calendriers en cette période de fin d’années pour faire plaisir et mieux fidéliser ses clients. Le reste de l’argent servira à renforcer son fond de roulement. Son souhait est de trouver un collaborateur sur et ambitieux et ouvrir un grand studio-labo. Par conséquent il sollicite un crédit de 400 000 frs dans l’espoir de maximiser ses gains et mieux faire face a ses charges quotidiennes croissantes

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About UIMCEC

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
  • 39
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,521,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 455.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Thierno Hamidou investment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 25, 2009
Listed
Dec 28, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Dec 18, 2010