Mr Ousmane D. is a young tailor who is 32 years old and lives in Guediawaye. He has been a member of the CSP savings bank since 2005. He has already repaid two previous loans. He is single and has no children. For the past seven years Mr. D. has been developing his tailoring activity and selling custom made or ready-to-wear clothes. He inherited this trade from his father. he is borrowing 150,000 francs in order to buy fabric to make up the clothes that he will sell. The aim of Mr. D. is to satisfy his customers from Dakar and Gabon. The loan will help him to support his father and mother in the management of the family expenses.
Monsieur Ousmane D. est un jeune couturier de 32 ans qui habite à Guediawaye. Il est membre de la caisse de CSP depuis 2005. Il a déjà rembourse 2 crédits antérieurs. Il est célibataire sans enfants. Depuis 7 ans déjà Monsieur D. évolue dans la couture et la vente d’habits confectionnes ou de prêt a porter. C’est un métier qu’il a hérité de son de père. Il emprunte 150 000 frs prévu pour l’achat de tissus utilises pour la confection de ses habits à vendre. L’objectif vise par Monsieur D. est de satisfaire sa clientèle dakaroise et gabonaise. Le crédit l’aide à soutenir son père et sa mère dans la gestion des dépenses familiales.
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.