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Djiby, who lives about 22 km from the main city, has been a farmer for more than 10 years. This is a very active young single man who lives off his business. He just opened an account to be able to benefit from a loan which will allow him to buy a ROC brand motor-pump in order to improve his market gardening business. With the income from his business he can support the responsibilities of the home and the daily expenses. His ambition is to buy other motor-pumps within the framework of always maximizing his profits.
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Monsieur Djiby qui loge à environ 22 km de la ville principale, s’active dans l’agriculture depuis plus de 10 ans. C’est un jeune célibataire très actif qui vit de son activité. Il vient tout juste d’ouvrir un compte pour pouvoir bénéficier d’un crédit qui lui permettra d’acheter une moto pompe de marque ROC afin d’améliorer son activité de maraichage. Avec les revenus de son activité il peut appuyer aux charges de la maison et à la dépense quotidienne. Il a comme ambition, d’acheter d’autres motopompes dans le cadre de toujours maximiser son profit.

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
  • 39
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,279,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 504.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Djiby to buy a motor-pump for his market gardening business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 7, 2012
Nov 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013