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Sérigne Talla
Sérigne Talla is married and lives with his wife and his three children. He runs a small shop in his village, where he sells women's and children's clothing, as well as shoes.

Thanks to his business, he takes care of the various family expenses (food, health, clothes, tuition). To bolster his working capital, he's seeking a loan of XOF 200'000 from Kiva's partner, UIMCEC, in order to buy shoes and dresses.

He ambitions to expand his business.
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L'emprunteur est un homme marié qui vit avec sa femme et ses trois enfants.Il tient au marché de sa localité une cantine dans laquelle il vend des habits pour femme et enfants ainsi que des chaussures.Avec son activité, il prend en charge les dépenses alimentaires, sanitaires, d'habillement et de frais de scolarité de sa famille.Afin de renforcer son fonds de commerce, il sollicite un prêt de 200000f de l'UIMCEC pour acheter des chaussures et des robes .Son ambition est d'élargir son commerce.

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
  • $13,487,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 481.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Sérigne Talla to buy shoes and dresses for children.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 24, 2011
Nov 15, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 26, 2012