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Mr. Gora has been a farmer for twenty years. He is here to requested a loan from IMCEC for the first time. He is asking for a loan of 250,000 francs CFA to buy some farm inputs, fertilizer, and 20 containers of cabbages. He takes care of his family's day-to-day expenses and works to improve the food situation. If he had a solid basis, he would increase production from his market garden.
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Monsieur Gora est un agriculteur depuis plus de 20 ans. Il vient solliciter IMCEC pour la première fois et demande un crédit de 250000F CFA pour acheter des intrants agricoles, de l’engrais et 20 pots de choux.
Il s’occupe de la dépense quotidienne de sa famille et travaille pour améliorer les conditions alimentaires de cette dernière. S’il avait un fond solide, il augmenterait sa production maraichère.

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
  • 42
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,549,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 531.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Gora to buy farm inputs, fertilizer, and 20 containers of cabbages.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 26, 2012
Aug 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013