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Abdoulaye has been working as a driver for 5 years. He owns a large fleet of vehicles. He has requested a loan for 350,000 francs to buy an engine and refurbish his vehicle.

Abdoulaye is married and has children. He provides for his family's daily needs. Thanks to the loan and the profits from it, he can put some money to one side from now on and improve his family's nutrition.

Abdoulaye is always working to increase the size of his fleet.
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Monsieur Abdoulaye est chauffeur depuis 5 ans. Il possède un parc automobile très vaste. Il vient solliciter un crédit de 350000F CFA pour pouvoir acheter un moteur et réfectionner son véhicule. Il est marié et père de famille. Il gère les besoins quotidiens de sa famille. Grace au crédit et aux bénéfices réalisés, il peut désormais mettre de l’argent de coté et améliorer les conditions alimentaires de sa famille. Abdoulaye travaille pour toujours augmenter son parc automobile.

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
  • 35
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,558,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 497.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Abdoulaye to buy an engine to repair his vehicle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 22, 2012
Dec 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013