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Ibrahima is single and, since 1998, has worked in the retail sector selling mattresses, bags, mats and hardware items. He is a member of a branch of U-IMCEC, and has requested a loan of 500,000 francs to purchase merchandise. This will allow him to increase his stock, as well as to develop his business.
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Célibataire de statut familial, monsieur Ibrahima s’active depuis 1998 dans le secteur du commerce plus précisément dans la vente de matelas, sacs, nattes et produits de quincaillerie. Il est membre d’un guichet de l’U-IMCEC et sollicite un crédit de 500 000 frs dans le but d’acquérir des marchandises qui lui permettront de renforcer son stock et développer l’activité commerciale qu’elle exerce.

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
  • 91
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,891,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 524.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Ibrahima to buy mattresses, mats and other miscellaneous articles for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 13, 2012
Jun 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013