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Mamadou  Cheikh
The borrower is a carpenter and cabinetmarker who has already gained 15 years experience. He also sells zinc metal for roofing and timber for construction. He is married and father of two children. The support of his family is essentially based on his business activity. He is requesting a loan of 30000 from the UIMCEC to buy 10 batches of zing and some wood. His goal is to construct his own shop and to increase his working material.
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L'emprunteur est un menuisier ébéniste qui a déja capitalisé une expérience de 15 ans.Il vend en même temps des feuilles de zinc pour la toiture et du bois de construction.Il est marié et père de deux enfants.L'entretien de sa famille est essentiellement basé sur son activité.Il sollicite auprès de UIMCEC un prêt de 300000F pour acheter 10 paquets de zing et du bois. Son ambition est de construire son propre magasin et d'augmenter son matériel de travail.

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

  • $1,759
    Average annual income
  • 44
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,011,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 455.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Mamadou Cheikh to buy 10 batches of zing and some wood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 3, 2011
Aug 31, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2012