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Diame Seme is a married farmer with several children. Next to his fields, which only keep him busy three months out of the year, he raises cattle to increase his income. With a first loan of 100,000F cfa, he started raising cattle. Currently, he is on his sixth loan. His latest loan was for 400,000F cfa.

Translated from French by Vilas Menon, Kiva Volunteer

Diame S. est un cultivateur marié et pere de plusieurs enfants .A cote de ses champs qui ne l'occupent que pendant trois mois durant l'année ,il pratique l'embouche bovine pour accroitre ses revenus. Avec un premier pret de 100000F cfa il a demarré l'embouche aujourd'hui il est à son sixiéme pret .son dernier pret est de 400.000f cfa.

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

  • $1,759
    Average annual income
  • 19
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $12,851,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 424.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Diame working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 7, 2008
Jun 22, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2009