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Bara is one of the first 500 customers for this IMCEC branch, located in the center of Senegal. He is applying for his very first loan. Bara has always made do with his own means, and is now seeking the support of IMCEC for a small amount of 100,000 FCFA. This will allow him to buy fertilizer and seeds to prepare for the next agricultural cycle.

Bara is 31 years old and is married with three children, for whom he is responsible. Bara's dreams of becoming a great farmer and cultivating several hectares of land.
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Monsieur Bara fait parti des cinq cent premier clients de cette IMCEC sis au centre du Sénégal, pourtant il vient pour la première fois, solliciter un crédit. Il a toujours fonctionné avec ses moyens propres. Seulement pour cette fois ci, il vient solliciter l’appui de l’IMCEC pour un petit montant de 100000F CFA qui va lui permettre d’acheter de l’engrais et des semences afin de préparer la campagne agricole.
Bara âgé de 31 ans est marié et père de 3 enfants dont il a la charge.
Bara rêve de devenir un grand agriculteur et de cultiver des hectares de terre.

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
  • 49
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 496.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Bara to buy fertilizer and seeds to prepare for the next agricultural cycle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 13, 2013
Jun 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014