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Ibrahima is a married polygamous man who has two spouses. He's the father of nine children, out of whom four attend school. He's a truck driver for a company that extracts sand and white concrete, not far from his village.

In addition, he has a taxi and offers interurban transportation services, which earns him an extra income and enables him to better provide for his family's needs.

He's seeking a loan of XOF 250'000 from Kiva's partner, UIMCEC, in order to entirely repaint his taxi and make it more attractive to customers. He ambitions to complete the house he is building for his family.
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L'emprunteur est un homme marié polygame à deux épouses.Il est père de 9 enfants dont les 4 sont des élèves.Il exerce le métier de chauffeur de camion dans un chantier d'exploitation de sable et de béton blanc , non loin de son village.En plus, il a un taxi de transport interurbain qui génère des revenus supplémentaires lui permettant de mieux prendre en charge les dépenses d'entretien de sa famille.Il sollicite auprés de UIMCEC un pret de 250000f pour repeindre entièrement son taxi afin de le rendre plus attractif pour la clientèle.Son ambition est de terminer son bâtiment en construction pour y loger 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
  • 40
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,521,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 500.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Ibrahima to entirely repaint his taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 21, 2011
Dec 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012