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Mr. Bassirou is a young bachelor who has been active in retail commerce over the past ten years. He rented a shop at the bus station where he sells spare parts. He works from 9am to 7pm.

He is requesting a loan of 500,000 FCFA to bolster his business activity and increase profits so he can manage his rental and food expenses.
To diversify his business and maximize his profits, he wants to move into the transportation business.
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Monsieur Bassirou jeune célibataire, s’active dans le commerce depuis 10 ans. Il a loué un magasin à la gare routière ou il vend des pièces détachées. Il travaille de 9h à 19h. Il sollicite un prêt de 500000FCFA pour renforcer son activité afin d’avoir plus de bénéfices pour pouvoir faire face à ses charges locatives et alimentaires.
Pour diversifier son activité et maximiser son profit, il désire entrer dans le transport.

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
  • 38
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  • $14,274,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 494.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD