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Moussa
Mr. Moussa lives in Senegal. He is married and for more than 15 years, he's been working as a tailor to earn a living. This gives him the opportunity to provide for most of his family's needs.

He is a member of the local branch of Kiva's partner, U-IMCEC, from which he already obtained and repaid five loans. He's now seeking a new loan of XOF 250'000 to buy a sewing machine, in order to expand his business.

Thanks to this loan, he hopes to increase the income he earns through his business. This will enable him to bolster his savings and improve the standard of living of his family.

In the future, he intends to open a large workshop in order to realize his dream of becoming a great stylist.
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Monsieur Moussa vit au Sénégal. C’est un homme marié qui évolue dans la couture pour gagner sa vie. Cela fait plus de 15 ans qu’il exerce cette activité de tailleur ce qui lui donne l’opportunité de satisfaire une bonne partie des besoins de sa famille. Il est membre de l’un des guichets de l’U-IMCEC au sein duquel il a déjà remboursé 05 crédits antérieurs. De nouveau, il sollicite un prêt d’un montant de 250.000 francs CFA prévu pour acheter une machine à coudre afin de mieux développer son activité. Il espère avec ce financement accroitre les revenus qu’il gagne a travers son activité ce qui lui permettra de relever le niveau de son épargne et aussi rendre meilleur les conditions alimentaires de sa famille. Son futur projet est d’ouvrir un grand atelier pour arriver à réaliser son rêve de devenir un grand styliste.

Additional Information

About UIMCEC

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
  • 43
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,529,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 499.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Moussa to buy a sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 9, 2013
Listed
May 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2014