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Alé lives in Senegal. He has a family and has worked in transportation for 19 years. Thanks to his professional activity, he makes an income which allows him to meet the needs of his family.

Alé is a client of one of the branches of the UIMCEC and he has already honored a commitment and duly repaid his first loan. He is now requesting a loan of 250,000 CFA francs, which will be used to replace some defective parts in his car.

The maintenance of his car will certainly help him to meet his family's needs for a long period of time, and to improve their living conditions and well-being. In the future, Alé would like to become a major transporter.
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Monsieur Alé est un habitant du Sénégal. Il est père de famille et évolue dans le secteur du transport depuis 19 ans. Son activité lui procure des revenus qui lui donnent les moyens de satisfaire les besoins de sa famille. Il est membre de l’un des guichets de l’U-IMCEC où il a honoré son engagement vis a sis de son premier prêt obtenu. Il sollicite un second crédit de 250.000 francs CFA prévu pour remplacer les organes défectueux de son véhicule. L’entretien de son véhicule lui permettra assurément de faire face durablement aux charges du foyer et de rendre meilleurs les conditions de vie et le bien-être familial. Dans le futur, il aimerait bien devenir un grand transporteur.

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
  • 47
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 501.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Alé to buy spare parts for his car.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 18, 2013
Apr 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014