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Since his youngest age, Ousmane has been raising animals. He lives in a town in Western Senegal. He's seeking a loan to bolster her business and buy livestock (sheep, goats, calves) for resale.

With this loan, he foresees turning a profit that will enable him to put money away and buy a field for farming. He also wants to be able to provide financially for his children.
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Ousmane est un éleveur depuis son plus jeune âge, il habite dans une ville située à l'ouest du Sénégal. Il sollicite ce crédit pour renforcer son activité et pour acheter du bétail (moutons, chèvres, veaux) qu'il revend ensuite. Avec ce prêt il envisage avoir du profit qui lui permettra d'épargné et d'acheté un champ pour faire de l'agriculture.Il veut aussi être capable de répondre aux besoins de ses enfants de coté financier

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
  • $13,529,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 472.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Ousmane to buy sheep, goats, and calves.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 30, 2011
Oct 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012