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Abdou Lahad
Mr. Abdou Lahad G. has been a jeweler for more than 10 years. He lives in Wakhinane Guediawaye. He has been a member of the Baye Laye credit association since December 2005. He has already repaid three previous loans. He is married with no children. Mr. G. inherited this business from his parents. He was born into a family of jewelers and was introduced to it at a young age. Currently, he has become a master jeweler by running his own business. He is requesting a loan of 150,000 XOF to purchase raw gold that he will use to make bracelets and jewelry to sell. The money he makes will allow him to take care of his family.
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Monsieur Abdou Lahad G. est un bijoutier qui exerce cette activité depuis plus de 10 ans. Il habite à Wakhinane Guediawaye. Il est membre de la caisse de Baye Laye depuis décembre 2005. Il a déjà rembourse trois crédits antérieurs. Il est marie sans enfants. Monsieur G. a choisi cette activiste qu’il a hérité de ses parents .Il est ne dans une famille de bijoutiers et a été initie depuis le bas âge par la famille .Actuellement il est devenu maitre bijoutier en gérant ses propres activités. Il sollicite un crédit de 150 000 frs destine a l’achat d’or brut qui lui permettra de fabriquer des bracelets et des bijoux destines a la vente. Ce sont ses gains qui lui permettent de gérer sa famille en toute sécurité compte tenu de la cherté de la vie.

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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  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 533.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Abdou Lahad to increase working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 4, 2010
May 27, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011