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Mor is a married man who lives in Senegal. He has been working as a tailor for 45 years and has already repaid six loans to the branch of the UIMCEC where he is a client.

Mor is currently requesting a loan of 150,000 francs to buy fabrics that he will sew and resell. This will allow him to prepare for the upcoming celebration of Korité (marking the end of Ramadan).

Mor works 12 hours per day. His goal is to make his commercial activity more profitable and to increase his income, in order to ultimately be able to improve his family's food conditions. His ambition is to have a large sewing business.
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Monsieur Mor est un homme marié qui vit au Sénégal . Il évolue dans le secteur de la couture depuis 45 ans. Il a déjà remboursé 6 crédits au sein du guichet de l’UIMCEC ou il est membre. Actuellement il sollicite un crédit de 150 000 prévu pour l’achat de tissus à confectionner et qui seront destinés a la vente. Ceci lui permettra de préparer les fêtes de korité a l’approche du ramadan qui s’annonce déjà. Elle consacre chaque jour 12 heures de temps a son activité. Par conséquent son intention est de mieux rentabiliser son activité pour accroitre ses revenus et finalement parvenir a améliorer les conditions alimentaires de la famille. Il projette avoir une grande entreprise de couture.

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
  • 511.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Mor to buy fabrics for sewing and resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 22, 2013
Jun 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 22, 2015