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Mr. Moussa lives in Senegal. He has been active in the clothing sector since 1987. Thanks to the revenues his business brings in, he supports his family by managing the day-to-day expenses. He devotes twelve hours a day at work. His main responsibilities within the family consists of covering his children schooling costs, improving the family's food situation, and saving money.

Mr. Moussa is a member of a U-IMCEC branch office and is requesting a loan of 500,000 francs for buying sewing machines with the intention of further enlarging his business a few years from now.
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Monsieur Moussa vit au Sénégal. Il s’active dans le secteur de la couture depuis 1987. Grace aux revenus que lui procure son activité, il soutient sa famille dans la gestion de la dépense quotidienne. Elle consacre 12 heures de la journée à son activité. Ses principales responsabilités au sein de la famille consiste a payer les frais de scolarités des enfants, améliorer les conditions alimentaires de la famille et épargner de l’argent. Il et membre d’un guichet de l’U-IMCEC, et sollicite un crédit de 500 000 frs prévu pour acheter des machines a coudre dans l’intention d’élargir d’avantage son activité d’ici quelques années.

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
  • 49
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 517.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Moussa to buy a sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 9, 2012
May 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013