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Assane is a public servant in a commendable service: he is a fire chief. He is seeking his second application for loan assistance from IMCEC so that he can marry and settle down. It has always been difficult for him to have to prepare his own meals, do his own laundry and manage all by himself. Now with the help of IMCEC, he can solve this problem once and for all and move on to other things. In the future, Assane would like to have his own home where he could house a family.
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Monsieur Assane est fonctionnaire dans un service commandé : il est sapeur pompier .Il vient pour la seconde fois solliciter un appui financier à l’IMCEC afin de se marier et de se stabiliser. Il était toujours difficile de devoir préparer ses propres repas, faire son propre linge et se gérer tout seul. Maintenant avec l’aide de l’IMCEC, il pourra régler ce problème une bonne fois pour toute et passer à autres choses car Assane dans l’avenir voudrait avoir sa propre maison ou il abritera sa famille.

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
  • 501.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Assane to marry.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 16, 2013
May 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013