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Alassane
Mister Alassane is a 54 year old man who entered very quickly into business; it has been 24 years now. He is married and father to 21 children of whom the oldest is 27 years old and the youngest 1 year old. With the considerable number of his offspring, Alassane is obliged to work hard to feed his family. He is a baker by profession but this does not prevent him from selling various products in order to maximize his profit. In the photo we can see how he is active in his work and with such diligence as he loves his profession. He starts his day at 6am in the morning to finish at 7pm at night. He dreams of opening a large general food store and a modern bakery one day.
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Monsieur Alassane est un homme de 54 ans qui est entré très vite dans le biseness ; cela fait 24 ans maintenant. Il est marié et père de 21 enfants dont le plus âgé a 27 ans et le cadet, 1 an. Avec le nombre considérable de sa progéniture, Alassane est obligé de travailler dure pour nourrir sa famille. C’est un boulanger de profession mais cela ne l’empêche pas de faire de la vente de produits divers afin de maximiser son profit. Sur la photo on peut voire comment il s’active dans son travail et cela d’une telle assiduité car il adore son métier. Il démarre sa journée à 6h du matin pour descendre à 19h du soir. Il a besoin de 400000Fcfa pour acheter de la marchandise diverse alimentaire et revendre.
Il rêve un jour d’ouvrir un grand magasin d’alimentation général et une boulangerie moderne.


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About UIMCEC

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
  • 9
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,155,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 489.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Alassane to buy various foodstuffs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 25, 2013
Listed
Feb 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 17, 2014