Monsieur Sidy lives in a Senegalese suburb. He has worked in the service sector and had a carpentry business for 18 years. His work day starts everyday at 7am and ends at 8pm. He is married and father of a family. He provides for the daily expenses of his household thanks to the profits his business generates. He is a member of his local UIMCEC branch and is asking for a loan of 250,000XOF to be used to buy wood to make furniture, which he is going to resell to improve his profit level. His goal is to improve the condition of his family's diet. His future ambition is to acquire several carpentry studios.
Monsieur Sidy vit dans une des banlieues sénégalaises. Il évolue dans le secteur des services et exerce l’activité de menuiserie depuis 18 ans. Sa journée de travail commence chaque jour à 7 heures et se termine a 20 heures le soir. Il est marié et père de famille, il prend en charge la dépense quotidienne de son foyer grâce aux revenus que lui procure son activité. Il est membre du guichet de l’UIMCEC de sa zone d’habitation et sollicite un crédit de 250 000 frs prévu pour acheter du bois destiné a fabriquer des meubles qu’il va revendre pour améliorer le niveau de ses revenus. Son objectif est améliorer les conditions alimentaires de sa famille. Son ambition dans le futur est d’acquérir plusieurs ateliers de menuiserie.
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.