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Mr. Moustapha, age 51, is a shoemaker by trade with over 20 years of experience in this field. He is a married father of five children. This is his second loan cycle with IMCEC, and he is seeking this renewal to buy the supplies needed to make shoes that he will sell during the “korité” holidays.

Moustapha is responsible for his household’s daily expenses. His goal is to expand his business in order to meet customer demand, which increases daily.

Monsieur Moustapha, âgé de 51 ans, est cordonnier de profession. Il a acquis une expérience de plus de 20 ans dans ce métier. Il est marié et père de 5 enfants. Il est à sa deuxième expérience de crédit à l’IMCEC et veut un renouvellement afin de pouvoir acheter de la matière première pour confectionner des chaussures qu’il va revendre lors de la période de la « korité ».
Moustapha s’occupe de la dépense quotidienne de son foyer. Il aimerait dans l’avenir élargir son activé car la demande s’accroit de jour en jour.

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
  • 47
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 523.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Moustapha to buy the supplies needed to make shoes for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 13, 2012
Aug 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013