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Youssoupha lives in Senegal. He is single and works in poultry farming. He has been raising and selling chickens (broilers) for two years. He works from 10 AM until 5PM. He is a client of one of the branches of the UIMCEC, and has already repaid two previous loans.

Youssoupha is requesting a new loan of 400,000 francs to purchase chickens for resale. This loan will help him to increase his sales volume and to better meet the demand from his customers.

With increased earnings, Youssoupha will be able to improve his family's diet and to strengthen his savings. In the future he would like to open shoes and clothing stores.
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Monsieur Youssoupha vit au Sénégal. C’est un homme célibataire qui évolue dans le secteur de l’élevage. En effet, il élève et exerce la vente de poulets de chair depuis 02 ans. Il démarre sa journée de travail à 10 heures pour terminer a 17 heures. Il a remboursé 02 crédits au niveau du guichet de l’U-IMCEC où il est membre. De nouveau, il sollicite un crédit d’un montant de 400.000 prévus pour l’achat de poulets destinés à la vente. Ce crédit lui permettra d’accroitre ses ventes pour répondre a la demande de ses clients. Avec l’accroissement de ses revenus, il aura l’opportunité d’améliorer les conditions alimentaires de sa famille et d’épargner plus d’argent. Dans le futur, il projette d’ouvrir des magasins spécialisés dans la vente d’habillements et de chaussures.

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
  • 40
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,521,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 501.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Youssoupha to buy chickens for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 9, 2013
Apr 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014