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Mamadou Matar
Mamadou is a 36-year-old man who lives in the vicinity of the branch office. He has been in the retail business for over 10 years. He starts his day at 8 am to finish at 7 pm.

Mamadou manages a stall in the local market. He is married and a father who takes care of his family's daily expenses.

He is requesting a loan amounting to 400,000 francs to bolster his haberdashery business by buying items such as ribbon, yarn, buttons, closures, etc.

He would like to manage a large store and acquire a monopoly over this activity.
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Monsieur Mamadou est un homme agé d 36ans qui habite dans les environs du Guichet. Il évolue dans le commerce depuis plus de 10 ans. Il commence sa journée à 8h pour la terminer à 19H. Mamadou gere une cantine au marché de sa localité; Mamadou est marié et père de famille qui s'occupe des charges des dépenses quotidiennes de sa famille.Il sollicite ce pret d'un montant de 400.000F pour renforcer son commerce de mercerie en achetant des articles comme le ruban, le fil, les boutons, les fermetures souhaiterait avoir un grand magasin et détenir le monopole dans cet activité.

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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
  • 42
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  • $14,234,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 506.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD