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Mary, now 54 years old, has been a farmer since he was young; a profession he inherited from his parents. He is seeking, for the second time, a loan of 400,000F CFA to buy seed and fertiliser in order to prepare for the growing season. He is married and the father of five children.
He takes care of the daily living expenses of the family. Mary has other fields which he wants to plant; with the help of IMCEC he will surely be able to achieve this.
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Monsieur Mary, âgé de 54 ans, est un agriculteur depuis le jeune âge ; métier qu’il a hérité de ces parents . Il vient solliciter pour la seconde fois un crédit de 400000F CFA pour l’achat de semences et d’engrais dans le but de préparer la campagne agricole.
Monsieur Mary est marié et père de cinq enfants. Il s’occupe de la dépense quotidienne de sa famille. Mary possède d’autres champs qu’il veut exploiter, avec l’appui de l’IMCEC, il pourra surement réaliser son vœu.

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
  • 37
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,558,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 507.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD
A loan of $800 helped Mary to purchase fertiliser and seed to prepare his agricultural crop.
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 8, 2013
Jun 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 1, 2013