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Mbaye lives a few metres away from the UIMCEC branch. He is 44 years old and is an immigrant worker in a hotel in Spain from May to October. He then returns to Senegal where he sells charcoal and firewood. Married and the father of 8 children, he works from 8 o'clock in the morning to 6 o'clock at night. He takes care of his family; his parents and his brothers.
Monsieur Mbaye qui habite à quelques mètre de l'IMCEC,agé de 44 ans est un immigré qui travaille en Espagne dans un hotel,du mois de Mai au mois d'Octobre.Il revient au Sénégal ou il fait du commerce en vendant du charbon de bois et du bois de chauffe.
Marié et père de 8 enfants,il travaille de 8h à 18h.Il prend en charge sa famille:ses parents et ses frères.

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
  • 508.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Mbaye to buy charcoal and firewood for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 7, 2013
May 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014