Mamadou Lamine is a construction electrician by trade and has been working as an electrician for 20 years at various sites across the region. He is married and the father of three children. The eldest is seven and the youngest four.
Mamadou Lamine is requesting a loan of 300 000 CFA francs to buy construction material as stock for the hardware store he opened eight months ago.
His living costs include his children’s schooling, as they go to the private Catholic school, as well as food for all the members of his family.
In the future Mamadou Lamine hopes to expand his business.
Monsieur Mamadou Lamine est un électricien bâtiment de profession. Il exerce le métier depuis 20 ans avec des chantiers qu’il exécute un peu partout dans la région. Il est marié et père de 3 enfants dont l’ainé a 7 ans et le cadet 4.
Il sollicite un crédit de 300000F CFA pour acheter du matériel de construction et mettre dans sa quincaillerie qu’il a ouvert il y a seulement 8 mois.
Il a comme charges le payement de la scolarité de ses enfants car ils vont à l’école privée Catholique, et aussi de la nourriture de toute sa famille.
Il désire un jour élargir son activité.
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.