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Goumbo is a public safety officer who has been a civil servant for several years. He is married with six children. He and his family have been living in a rented dwelling for years, and he pays a substantial portion of his income to his landlord every month. This is what has prompted him to start building his own house.

He is seeking a loan of 500,000F to buy cement, steel, sand and concrete to finish work on the house. His goal is to move into the family’s new home as soon as possible.
Goumbo est un agent de sécurité publique qui sert depuis plusieurs années dans l'administration.Il est marié et père de six enfants.Depuis des années, il est avec sa famille , en location et paie chaque mois une bonne partie de ses revenus à son locataire.C'est pourquoi, il a démarré la construction de sa propre maison.Il sollicite ainsi un pret de 500000f pour acheter du ciment, du fer, du sable et du béton pour terminer les travaux de la maison. Son ambition est de déménager le plus tôt possible dans son nouveau domicile.

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

  • $1,759
    Average annual income
  • 52
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,028,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 524.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Goumbo to buy cement, steel, sand and concrete.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
16 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 28, 2012
Jun 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013