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Our borrower is a regular client at our branch office. He is on his third loan. His name is Malick, aged 59, and he is a father and a poultry farmer. With the financing he is expecting, he is going to buy 500 chicks and 3 bottles of propane, and also their feed until they are mature. He is going to raise them and then sell them.

Like all good fathers, Malick takes care of the day-to-day expenses of his family.

In the future, he would like to diversify his products and services in order to maximize his profile.
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Notre emprunteur est un habitué du guichet ; il est à son 3ème crédit. Il s’appelle Malick, âgé de 59 ans et père de famille. IL fait de l’aviculture et avec le financement qu’il attend, il va acheter 500 poussins et 3 bouteilles de gaz et aussi leur alimentation jusqu'à maturité. Il va les élever puis les revendre.
Comme tout bon père de famille, Malick s’occupe de la dépense quotidienne de sa famille.
Dans l’avenir, il aimerait diversifier les produits et services pour maximiser son profil.

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
  • 500.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Malick to buy chicks to raise and resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 15, 2012
Mar 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013