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Saidou Mamma
Saidou Mamma is 46 years old and has been working as a farmer for nine years. He is married and the father of four children: his oldest child is 18 years old, his youngest is 9. Saidou Mamma decided to grow produce because he has always had a passion for plants.

This is his very first loan. He will use it to buy agricultural inputs. With his profits, he wants to improve his family's diet.

Saidou Mamma manages his own daily expenses. In the future, he plans to buy a water pump, in order to minimize his operating costs.
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Monsieur Seydou Mamma est un agriculteur âgé de 46 ans qui exerce le métier depuis 9 ans. Il est marié et père de 4 enfants : son ainé a 18 ans et le cadet 9. Seydou Mamma est entré dans le maraichage par amour car il a la passion des plantes depuis tout jeune. Il est à son tout 1èr crédit car il veut acheter des intrants agricoles et grâce aux débouchés, améliorer les conditions alimentaires de sa famille.
C’est lui qui gère sa propre dépense quotidienne. Il a comme projet futur : d’acquérir une machine pompe à eau pour minimiser ses charges d’exploitation.

Additional Information

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
  • 45
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,116,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 491.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Saidou Mamma to buy agricultural inputs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 25, 2013
Listed
Feb 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 17, 2014