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Mr. Yaguemar is a resident of Senegal. He is a father with a family and has been working in the fishing sector for over thirty years. Thanks to the revenues that his business brings in, he manages to cover his expenses, especially family expenses. A member of a U-IMCEC branch, he is requesting a loan in the amount of 600,000 francs CFA for purchasing a Yamaha engine to make his fishing boat work. His intention is to develop his business further, so as to satisfy customer demands. For the future, his plan is to acquire boats and engines for developing his business.
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Monsieur Yaguemar est un résident du Sénégal. Il est père de famille et évolue dans le secteur de la pêche depuis plus de 30ans.. C’est grâce aux revenus que lui procure son activité qu’il arrive à supporter ses charges notamment la dépense quotidienne de sa famille. Membre de l’un des guichets de l’U-IMCEC, il sollicite un prêt d’un montant de 600.000 francs CFA prévu pour l’achat d’une machine Yamaha destiné a faire fonctionner sa pirogue. Son intention est de mieux développer son activité afin de satisfaire la demande de sa clientèle. Son futur projet est d’acquérir des pirogues et des machines pour développer 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
  • 41
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,515,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 490.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Yaguemar to purchase an engine for his fishing boat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2013
Feb 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013