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Harouna Abdoulaye
Harouna Abdoulaye is a young, 44-year-old shopkeeper who has been in this line of work for 3 years. He started his business because of his affinity with retail, using the meagre revenues he had earned and saved up bit by bit. He owns a shop in which he sells food items like milk, stock, tomatoes and drink and various other products like soap. His workday starts at 6 o'clock and he closes up at 10 o'clock at night. He is married and does not yet have children. He takes care of his family's daily expenditures. He plans to open a large food shop if his capital increases.
Monsieur Harouna Abdoulaye est un jeune boutiquier de 44 ans qui exerce le métier depuis 3 ans. Il a démarré son activité grâce à l’amour qu’il vouait au commerce avec de maigres revenus, argent qu’il avait économisé petit à petit. Il possède une boutique dans lequel il vend des denrées alimentaires comme du lait, des bouillons, du savon, de la tomate, de la boisson et d’autres produits divers. Il commence sa journée à 6h et ferme à 22h du soir.
Il est marié et n’a pas encore d’enfant. Il s’occupe de la dépense quotidienne de sa famille. Il envisage d’ouvrir un grand magasin d’alimentation si son capital augmente.

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
  • 34
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,265,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 506.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Harouna Abdoulaye to buy food items such as milk, stock, and tomatoes and soap for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 28, 2013
Apr 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013