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Mr. Gora D. is old and has spent all his life working in agriculture. He is also a watch repairer at the market in Thiès. With the arrival of the rainy season in July, Mr. D. would like a small loan for his agricultural activity. In fact, he would like to buy peanut grains for his field. Because he is old, it is his grandson who is taking responsibility for cultivating his field.
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Monsieur Gora D. est vieux qui a fait pendant toute sa vie de l'agriculture. Il est également répararteur de montre au niveau du marché de Thiès. avec l'arrivée de la saison des pluies, au mois de Juillet, Monsieur D. voudrait d'un crédit d'une petite somme comme il le dit pour sa culture. En fait, il veut acheter des graines d'arachide pour son champ. En fait devenu vieux , son petit fils se charge de lui cultiver son champ.

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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

  • $1,759
    Average annual income
  • 50
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,011,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 519.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $75 helped Gora purchase of peanut grains to sow.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 3, 2010
May 14, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 21, 2010