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Mr Issa is a young 30 year old business man living in Senegal. He is single and has been working in the retail sector since 1998, selling food products such as onions, potatoes, garlic and other products. Her is passionate about his business and also enjoys being self-employed. He is most interested by the viability of his business as well as the relationships he is able to cultivate with this clients. He has been a member of the UIMCEC bank where he lives for the past year. He is asking for a loan of 300,000 francs [approximately X USD] in order to purchase food products in larger quantities and be able to address the demands of his clients. He would like to increase the activity of his business.
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Monsieur Issa est un jeune commerçant de 30 ans qui vit au Sénégal. Il est célibataire et évolue depuis 1998 dans la commercialisation de denrées alimentaires, oignons, pomme de terre, ails et autres produits divers. Il a choisi son activité par passion et aussi dans le but de rechercher la possibilité de se prendre en charge, Car trouver un emploi dans le secteur formel devient un véritable calvaire. Ce qui l’intéresse le plus dans son activité c’est son aspect lucratif et les relations qu’il tisse avec les clients. Il est sociétaire de l’un des guichets de l’U-IMCEC de la localité ou il habite depuis un an. Il sollicite un crédit de 300 000 frs prévu pour l’achat de produits alimentaires en vue de renouveler et ou renforcer son stock et pouvoir répondre a la demande croissante de la clientèle. Son intention est de ‘élargir son activité de 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
  • 41
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,549,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 484.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Issa purchase food products to re-sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 27, 2011
Nov 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 5, 2013