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Balla is a truck driver. He lives in a region near the capital of Senegal. He owns a taxi. He has been working as a driver for over 25 years. With this loan, he intends to repair his taxi to put it to use. To do so, he would buy spare parts such as a motor, a battery, and doors. Balla envisions making a large profit and buy other cars to employ as taxis.
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Balla est un chauffeur de camion, il habite dans une région proche de la capitale du Sénégal. Il possède un taxi. Il s'active dans le métier de chauffeur depuis plus de 25 ans. Avec ce crédit il compte réfectioné son taxi pour pouvoir le mettre en circulation en achetant des pièces comme (un moteur, une batterie, des portes). Il envisage avoir beaucoup de bénéfice et d'acheter d'autres voitures pour les mettre en circulation

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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

  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 39
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,279,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 472.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD