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Ibrahima is a polygamous man, married to three spouses. He is father to 8 children of whom the youngest are still in school. He has been a farmer of groundnut straw for more than 30 years. He also sells cement in front of his home. These businesses allow him to meet the needs of his family and to take care of his own needs.

In order to expand his business, he is requesting a loan of 400,000f to buy 200 bags of groundnut straw. His goal is to always expand his businesses.
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Ibrahima est un homme polygame, marié à trois épouses. Il est père de 8 enfants dont les plus jeunes sont encore à l'école.Il pratique l'agriculture exerce depuis plus de 30 ans,de paille d'arachide.Il vend en plus du ciment devant son domicile.Ces activités lui permettent de subvenir aux besoins de sa famille et de prendre en charge ses propres besoins. Afin d'augmenter son fonds de commerce, il sollicite un pret de 400000f pour acheter 200 sacs de paille d'arachide. Son ambition es de toujours élargir ses activités.

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
  • 38
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,558,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 501.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Ibrahima to buy 200 bags of groundnut straw.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 19, 2012
Feb 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013