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Mr. Daouda has been a taxi driver for twenty years. He is married and a father with a family. His enterprise is his taxi: this is why he wants to refurbish it by buying a brand-new motor and some cushions for enhancing the seats in his vehicle. He is on his first loan since joining tne branch office.

Daouda lives with his extended family. For this reason, his expenses are minimal. In the future, he would like to acquire another vehicle to improve his family's living conditions.
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Monsieur Daouda est un chauffeur de taxi depuis 20 ans. Il est marié et père de famille. Son entreprise c’est son taxi ; c’ est pourquoi il veut le réfectionner en achetant un moteur neuf et des coussins pour ré housser les fauteuils de son véhicule. Il est à son premier crédit depuis qu’il a adhéré dans la caisse.
Daouda vit en famille c’ est pourquoi ses dépenses sont minimisés. Dans l’avenir, il aimerait acquérir un autre véhicule pour améliorer les conditions de vie de sa famille.

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
  • 48
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 492.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Daouda to buy a motor for his taxi and to enhance the seats in it.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 2, 2012
Mar 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 18, 2012