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Souleymane is 50 years old and married. He lives in Senegal. He is the head of his household and has five children in his care. He works in the transport sector, running a taxi. This is a business activity that he inherited from his father. By working with his first vehicle, he has managed to save up enough money to buy a second taxi. He has been a member of one of U-IMCEC's offices since August 2011. He is requesting a loan for 500,000 francs which he will use to service and repair his vehicles. This loan will enable him to maintain his income level so that he can always look after and manage his family's needs.
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Monsieur Souleymane est un marié de 50ans qui vit sur le territoire sénégalais. C’est un chef de famille qui a 5 enfants en charge. Il évolue dans le secteur du transport et gère un taxi. C’est une activité qu’il a hérité de son père. Avec l’exploitation de son premier véhicule il est parvenu à épargner jusqu'à se procurer un deuxième taxi. Il est membre d’un des guichets de l’U-IMCEC depuis aout 2011. Il sollicite un crédit de 500 000 frs qui sera utilisé pour l’entretien et la réfection de ses véhicules. Ce financement lui permettra de maintenir le niveau de ses revenus pour toujours assurer l’entretien et la gestion des besoins de sa famille.

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
  • 47
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 477.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Souleymane to service and repair his vehicles.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 26, 2011
Oct 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2012