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Mr. Adama, 58 years old, has been a farmer since a young age. He owns farm fields in the village. He is on his third loan which is requesting to buy seed and prepare for the approaching rainy season. Mrs. Adama and has seven children, still dependent. It is he who is the family’s breadwinner. Close to the retirement age, he paves the way for his children to take over and follow in his steps without hardships; this is his sole concern.
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Monsieur Adama, âgé de 58 ans, pratique l’agriculture depuis le jeune âge. Il possède des champs dans le village. Il est à son troisième crédit, qu’il sollicite pour acheter des semences et préparer l’hivernage qui pointe du nez. Monsieur Adama est marié et père de 7 enfants dont il a encore la charge. D’ailleurs c’est lui qui s’occupe toujours de la dépense quotidienne de la famille.
Arrivé à l’âge de la retraite, il prépare le terrain pour que ses enfants puissent prendre la relève et suivent ses pas sans difficulté ; c’est là son seul souci

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
  • 47
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,116,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 501.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Adama to buy seeds as to prepare for the rainy season.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 24, 2013
May 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013