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Mr. Adama lives in a suburb in Senegal and has been active for 10 years in the fashion field. He is a tailor and at the same time trades in livestock and poultry feed. He is married and takes care of family expenses. His working day begins at 9 am and ends at 8 pm.

He is a member of the local UIMCEC branch where he has already repaid three previous loans. He is requesting a loan of 500,000 XOF he will use to purchase poultry and livestock feed for retail sales.

His objective is to increase his profits, increase the level of his savings, develop his tailoring business and increase the number of his employees to two. His future project is to become a major wholesaler of animal feed.
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Monsieur Adama vit dans une des banlieues sénégalaises et évolue depuis 10 ans dans le secteur de la couture. Il est tailleur et en même temps pratique l’achat et la vente de d’aliments de bétail et de volaille. Il est marié et supporte les dépenses familiales de son foyer. Sa journée de travail commence à 9 heures et se termine à 20 heures. Il est membre du guichet de l’UIMCEC de sa zone d’habitation ou il a déjà remboursé 3 prêts antérieurs. Il sollicite un crédit de 500 000 prévus pour l’achat d’aliment de volaille et de bétail destinés à la vente. Son objectif est d’accroitre ses bénéfices, augmenter le niveau de son épargne, développer son activité de tailleur et élargir le nombre de ses employés à 2. Son projet futur consiste à devenir un grand vendeur grossiste d’aliment de bétail.

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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
  • 39
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,279,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 499.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD