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Monsieur Thierno is 29 years old. He is married but does not have any children yet. He is a trader and has been managing a shop since 2006. His shop sells foodstuffs such as pasta, milk, butter, chocolate, vinegar and other types of goods that make their way into the baskets of housekeepers. The loan will enable him to replenish his stock in order to meet increasing demand. Thierno will buy a ton of rice and a vat of oil. He will use his earnings to support his family and to put some money aside; this will help him improve the living conditions of his home.
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Monsieur Thierno est âgé de 29 ans, il est mariée mais n’a pas encore d’enfant. Il est commerçant et gérant d’une boutique depuis 2006. Dans laquelle il vend des denrées alimentaires telles que des pates, du lait, du beurre, du chocolat, du vinaigre et divers autres marchandises qui entrent dans le panier de la ménagère. Le crédit va lui permettre de renouveler son stock pour pouvoir satisfaire la demande qui augmente. Thierno va acheter une tonne de riz et un fut d’huile. Avec son bénéfice il gère sa petite famille et arrive à mettre un peu d’argent de coté ; de ce fait il pourra améliorer les conditions de vie de son foyer.

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

  • $1,759
    Average annual income
  • 36
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,284,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 488.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Thierno to buy rice and oil to sell in his shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 14, 2012
Feb 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012