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Sow
Mr. Sow, a married father of four children, has been working at selling construction materials for ten years. He starts his day at 9:00 AM and finishes at 8:00 PM. He supports his wife and children, as well as his brothers and sisters. He is requesting a loan of 400,000 francs to purchase boards and some wooden forms to increase his productivity. The loan will also enable him to put aside some money. He dreams of being among the greatest suppliers of construction materials.
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Monsieur Sow, marié et père de 4 enfants évolue dans la vente de matériaux de construction depuis 10 ans. Il commence sa journée à 9h pour descendre à 20h. Il prend en charge sa femme et ses enfants ainsi que ses frères et sœurs. Il sollicite un crédit de 400000FCFA pour acheter des planches et du bois de coffrage afin d’augmenter sa productivité. L e crédit lui permettra aussi de mettre de l’argent de coté.
Il rêve d’être parmi les plus grands fournisseurs de matériaux de construction.

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
  • 39
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,041,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 497.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Sow to purchase construction materials to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 4, 2013
Listed
Mar 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 17, 2014