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Bassirou
Bassirou is 21 years old. He is single and lives in Senegal. He is a cart driver and sells gas cylinders. He also raises sheep. Looking for a source of income, Bassirou has chosen these professional activities out of necessity, in order to support himself. He has been a member of a local UIMCEC branch since July 2010. He is requesting a loan in the amount of 150,000 CFA francs in order to buy a few sheep that he will raise and ultimately resell. His goal is to increase his income in order to improve his living conditions and to help his parents.
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Monsieur Bassirou est âgé de 21 ans. Il est célibataire et vit au Sénégal. Il exerce l’activité de charretier et s’adonne a la vente de bonbonnes de gaz. Il pratique aussi l’élevage de moutons. Il a choisi ses activités par nécessité dans le but de se procurer des revenus et de subvenir a ses propres besoins. Il est membre de l’un des guichets de l’U-IMCEC depuis juillet 2010. Il sollicite un crédit de 150 000 frs prévu pour l’achat de quelques brebis à élever et qui seront destinés a la vente .Son objectif est d’accroitre ses revenus pour être a mesure d’améliorer sa situation de vie sociale et aussi aider ses parents.

Additional Information

About UIMCEC

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
  • 39
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,521,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 502.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Bassirou to buy sheep that he will raise and ultimately resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 22, 2011
Listed
Dec 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Nov 17, 2012