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The borrower is a married man and the father of 2 children, one of whom goes to primary school. He manages a small booth at the market where he sells clothes for men and women. He supports himself and his family thanks to the income generated by this business. In order to strengthen his business, he is applying for a 200 000f loan from UIMCEC so he can buy clothes for the holiday season. His ambition is to buy a car so he can be more mobile.
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L'emprunteur est un homme marié, père d deux enfants dont un fréquente l'école primaire.Il tient une cantine au marché et propose à ses clients des habits pour hommes et dames.Il entretient sa famille avec les revenus tirés de son commerce et parvient à subvenir à ses propres besoins. Pour augmenter son fonds de commerce, il sollicite auprès de UIMCEC un pret de 200000f afin d'acheter des vétements à l'occasion des fètes de fin d'année. Son ambition est d'acheter une voiture pour faciliter ses déplacements.

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
  • 44
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 501.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Ousmane to buy clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 22, 2011
Dec 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2012