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The borrrower is a young metalworker. In collaboration with a friend, he opened a workshop in his village. To increase his revenue and to better support his family's food requirements, he has begun farming chickens. He is involved in both aviculture and sheep fattening. Today he is requesting a loan of 75000F from the UIMCEC to buy 30 chickens and 1 sheep. His aim is to construct a henhouse.
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L'emprunteur est un jeune menuisier métallique.En association avec un ami, il a ouvert un atelier dans sa localité.Pour augmenter ses revenus et mieux participer à la prise en charge alimentaire de sa famille, il investit dans l'élevage de poulets. Il pratique ainsi l'aviculture et l'embouche ovine.Aujourd'hui, il sollicite un pret de 75000F auprès de l'UIMCEC pour acheter 30 poulets et 1 mouton.Son ambition est de construire un poulailler.

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
  • 40
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,535,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 455.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Mamadou to buy 30 chickens and one sheep.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 13, 2011
Aug 28, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012