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Omar is a married father of three children. He is a cabinet-maker who also sells wood, which allows him to earn substantial income that helps him to meet a good portion of his family’s needs.

To strengthen his working capital, he is seeking a loan of 150,000f to buy wood to make furniture.

His goal is to make business trips to the sub-regions.
Omar est un homme marié, père de trois enfants.Il exerce le métier de menuisier et vend en meme temps du bois.Cette activité lui permet de générer des revenus assez consistants qui lui assure la prise en charge d'une partie des besoins de sa famille. Afin de renforcer son fonds de commerce, il sollicite un pret de 150000f pour acheter du bois de fabrication de meubles.Son ambition est de faire des voyages de commerce dans les pays de la sous région.

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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
  • 40
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,529,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 495.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Omar to buy wood to make furniture.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 7, 2012
Dec 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 22, 2013