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Mr. Elimane is a long-term client of the institution. He has been active in raising livestock for over 10 years. He is a married father and is 47 years old.

He practices the fattening of sheep and cattle, and with the income manages his family's daily expenses and the educational needs of his children.

Elimane is requesting this 500,000 XOF loan to buy cattle to be raised and then resold to his potential customers, especially during religious festivals.

In the future he would like to increase his income to improve his family's living conditions.
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Monsieur Elimane est un ancien client du Guichet. Il s'active dans l'élevage depuis plus de 10ans, il est marié et pere de famille ; il est agé de 47ans. Il pratique l'embouche ovine et bovine et avec les revenus il gere les dépenses quotidiennes de sa famille et les besoins scolaires de ses enfants. Elimane sollicite ce crédit d'un montant de 500 000F pour pouvoir acheter des boeufs les élever et ensuite les revendre à ses clients potenciels surtout pendant les fêtes religieuses. A l'avenir il voudrait augmenter ses revenus pour améliorer les conditions de vie de sa famille

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
  • 35
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,558,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 491.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,025 helped Elimane buy cattle to be raised and then resold.
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 16, 2013
Jun 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 14, 2013