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This borrower is an older gentleman who sells scrap metal. With the help of his cart he buys recyclable metals, which he then sells to other merchants who in turn resell the materials in the capital. This activity allows him to support his family.

He is seeking a loan of 75,000F from his U-IMCEC branch to buy 200 kg of recyclable metals.
L'emprunteur est un homme agé.Il exerce le commerce de férail.Avec sa charette, il achéte du férail de récupération qu'il revend à d'autres commercant qui l'écoulent vers la capitale.Il entretient sa famille avec cette activité et demande actuellement un pret de 75000f à l'UIMCEC pour acheter 200kg de fer de récupération.

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
  • 38
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,558,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 483.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Oumane to buy 200 kg of recyclable metals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 19, 2011
Oct 7, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 18, 2012