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Joseph lives in the south of Senegal. He is 42 years old and is a married father of three children, all of whom attend school. He has worked in transport for two years, and works between 7am and 7pm. His vehicle broke down two months ago and so he is seeking a loan in order to buy half an engine to fix his vehicle. He wishes to become a key transport provider in his area.
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Joseph habite au Sénégal dans le sud ,âgé de 42 ans marié père de 3 enfants qui sont à l'école . Depuis 2 ans il est dans transport.Il démarre sa journée de 7h à 19h . Pendant deux mois,son véhicule est tombé en panne ,avec ce crédit,il achète un 1/2 moteur pour mettre en marche son véhicule.Il a comme ambition d’être un grand transporteur dans la zone

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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
  • 507.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Joseph to purchase half an engine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 2, 2013
May 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014