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Mbissane is a farmer who grows millet and groundnuts during the rainy season. He is the father of four children, two of whom attend elementary school. In addition to his farming, Mbissane also buys some cows each year which he then fattens and re-sells after 8 months. This business diversity allows him to meet his family's needs as regards food, health, clothing and other expenses. He is currently requesting a loan for 500,000 francs to buy two cows. His goal is to expand and modernize his business.
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Mbissane est un paysan qui fait des culture de mil et d'arachide sous pluies. Il est père de quatre enfants dont deux sont à l'école primaire. En plus de l'agriculture, il achète chaque année des boeufs qu'il engraisse et revend au bout de 8 mois.Cette diversité d'activité lui permet de prendre en charge les dépenses d'alimentation, de santé, d'habillement et d'autres dépenses diverses de sa famille.Actuellement, il sollicite un pret de 500 000f pour acheter deux bœufs. Son ambition est d'étendre et de moderniser son activité.

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
  • 489.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Mbissane to buy two cows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 30, 2013
Feb 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013