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Maneume is a married man living in Senegal. He is a teacher who has had three years of experience in the field of education. His income allows him to provide food for his family and to pay for the expenses of water and electricity. He spends 11 hours a day working as a teacher.

He is requesting a loan of 500,000 XOF in order to pay for the publishing costs of his book, titled "Harmattan." Maneume hopes to earn supplementary income through his writing project. He plans to save the money his book generates for future expenses.
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Monsieur Maneume est un homme marié qui habite au Sénégal. C’est un enseignant qui capitalise une expérience de 3 ans dans le secteur de l’éducation. Ses revenus lui permettent d’assurer la nourriture pour sa famille et de supporter les frais d’eau et d’électricité. Il consacre journalière ment 11 heures de temps de la journée à son activité. Il sollicite un crédit de 500 000 frs prévu pour payer les frais d’édition de son livre "Harmattan. " Il souhaite gagner des revenus supplémentaires a travers cette activité secondaire et épargner de l’argent pour ses besoins futurs.

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
  • 38
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,558,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 507.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Maneume to pay for the cost of publishing his book.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 10, 2012
Oct 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 19, 2013