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Saliou is a blacksmith who makes pots, stoves as well as cookers by craft. He makes these implements by recuperating iron and aluminum. Saliou is married and father to three children. He uses the income from his business to take care of the food, clothing and sanitary needs of his family. In order to strengthen his capital, he is requesting a loan of 400,000f to make pots, stoves and gourds. He has just repaid a loan of 400,000 in advance.
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Saliou est un forgeron qui fabrique des marmites, des fourneaux ainsi que des cuisinières artisanales.Il fabrique ces ustensiles en récupérant du fer et de l’aluminium.Saliou est marié et père de trois enfants..Il utilise les revenus tirés de son activité pour prendre en charge des besoins alimentaires, vestimentaires et sanitaires de sa famille.Afin de renforcer son capital, il sollicite un pret de 400000f pour confectionner des marmites, des fourneaux,des fourneaux et des calebasses.Il vient de rembourser à l'avance un pret de 400000.

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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
  • 47
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 525.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Saliou to make pots, stoves and gourds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 27, 2012
Jun 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013