Thomas lives in the south of Senegal. He is 34, married, and has two children who are both enrolled in school. The older one is in the first year of middle school and the younger is in primary school.
Thomas has been working in this business for more than 15 years. He buys his animals in Foundioungne, in the north of the southern region of the country. With this loan he will buy more pigs to expand his piggery.
In the future, he wants to further expand his business in order to have his own pork butchery and open a bar.
THOMAS HABITE AU SUD DU SENEGAL EST UN HOMME AGE DE 34 ANS ,MARIE D'UNE FEMME ET A 2 ENFANTS ILS SONT TOUS A L'ECOLE , LE PLUS GRAND FAIT LA 6ème SECONDAIRE LE PLUS PETIT EST A L'ECOLE PRIMAIRE .
THOMAS TRAVAIL DANS CE DOMAINE D'ACTIVITE DEPUIS PLUS DE 15 ANS ,IL SE RAVITAIL A FOUNDIOUNGNE SE TROUVE AU NORD DE LA REGION SUD DU PAYS, AVEC CE CREDIT IL ACHETE D'AUTRE PORCS POUR AUGMENTER SA PORCHERIE .
THOMAS DANS L'AVENIR VEUT AGRANDIR L'ACTIVITE AVOIR SA PROPRE CHARCUTERIE ET OUVRIR UN BAR .
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.