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Mr. Oumar, 46 year old, married and the father of three, is a farmer. He has inherited this trade from his father. In order to better prepare for the approaching rainy season, Oumar is asking for a loan of 300,000 West African francs to buy seeds and fertilizers for his field. His revenues are used to support his family and improve his business. If he had the funds, he would like to work additional fields in order to diversify his crops.
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Monsieur Oumar, 46 ans, marié et père de 3 enfants est un agriculteur. Métier qu’il a hérité de son père. A fin de mieux préparer l’hivernage qui pointe du bout du nez, Oumar demande un crédit de 300000F CFA pour l’achat de semences et d’engrais pour exploiter son champ. Avec les revenus de son activité, il entretient sa famille et améliore son activité.
S’il a les moyens, il aimerait exploiter d’autres terres pour diversifier ses cultures.

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

  • $1,759
    Average annual income
  • 19
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $12,847,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 502.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Oumar to buy fertilizers and seeds for his field.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 9, 2013
May 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014