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Diégane is a polygamist with 2 wives and 7 children. He sells agricultural products during the dry season and practices farming and cattle fattening during the winter months. This range of activities allows him to earn enough money to feed his large family. He is requesting a loan of 500 000 francs for the coming winter, so that he can buy 2 oxen to fatten and resell at the local market. His ultimate ambition is to own a large cattle farm.
L'emprunteur est un homme marié polygamme avec deux femmes et 7 enfants.Il vend des produits agricoles en saison sèche et pratique l'agriculture et l'embouche bovine en période hivernale.Cette diversité d'activités lui permet d'avoir des revenus correstes pour nourrir sa grande famille.En cette période d'hivernage, il sollicite un pret de 500000F pour acheter deux boeufs afin de les engraisser et de les revendre sur le marché local.Son ambition est d'avoir une grande ferme d'élevage.

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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
  • 42
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $12,997,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 451.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Diégane to buy 2 oxen.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 17, 2011
Aug 30, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012