El Hadji is a young, single man who runs a shop selling fodder, most notably groundnut straw. He has been in this line of work for nearly 3 years. He gets his supplies from regions inside the country and resells his products to retail customers. The profits that he earns allow him support himself and take care of his family's food and clothing needs.
In order to increase his working capital, El Hadji is requesting a loan of 500 000 francs so that he can buy 300 sacs of groundnut straw. His aim is to increase his storage capacity.
El Hadji est un jeune célibataire qui tient un magasin de vente de fourrage notamment de la paille d'arachide. Depuis bientôt trois an, il exerce ce commerce.Il s'approvisionne dans les régions de l'intérieur du pays et revend son produit en détail.Les bénéfices qu'il obtient lui permettent de se prendre en charge et de subvenir aux besoins alimentaires et vestimentaires de sa famille. Afin d'e renforcer son fond de commerce, il sollicite un pret de 500000f pour acheter 300 sacs de paille d'arachide. Son ambition est d'agrandir sa capacité de stockage.
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.