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Mr. Youssouffa is a married man who lives in Senegal. He has 6 years of experience in the transportation sector and drives a taxi 14 hours a day. He is asking for a loan of 300,000 frs to repair his taxi which has broken down. He would like to start his daily work again in order to continue to help out with the family expenses.
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Monsieur Youssouffa est un garçon marie qui habite au Sénégal. Il capitalise une expérience de 6 ans dans le secteur du transport et conduit un taxi. Il consacre 14 heurs de temps de la journée à son activité. Il sollicite un crédit de 300 000 frs prévu pour réparer son taxi qui est tombée en panne. Il souhaite redémarrer es activités quotidiennes pour continuer a supporter les charges de sa famille.

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
  • 507.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Youssouffa refurbish his taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 8, 2012
Oct 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013