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Abdou is a young farmer who has been practicing market gardening for 10 years. He is requesting a loan for the 3rd time as he would like to buy cabbage and pepper seeds, and agricultural inputs (petrol, fertilizer).

Abdou is married and the profits from his farm enable him to provide for the daily needs of his family. He owns uncultivated land and would like at some point to have more significant funds, so that he can exploit it.

Abdou est un jeune agriculteur qui fait du maraichage depuis 10 ans. Il vient solliciter un crédit pour la 3ème fois car il voudrait acheter des semences de choux, poivrons et des intrants agricoles (essence, fumier, engrais).
Abdou est marié et avec les bénéfices de son exploitation, il réussi à prendre en charges les besoins quotidiens de sa famille.
Il possède des terres qui ne sont pas exploitées c’est pourquoi il aimerait dans l’avenir, bénéficier d’un fond plus important pour les mettre en valeur.

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
  • 501.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Abdou to buy cabbage and pepper seeds, and agricultural inputs (petrol, fumier, fertilizer).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 20, 2012
Mar 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 5, 2013