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Amadou Lamine
Amadou Lamine lives in Senegal, and is a father. He has worked in the fishing sector for more than ten years. The income he obtains from his business allows him to contribute to paying the household expenses. He is a member of a branch of U-IMCEC, and has requested a loan of 600,000 francs CFA so that he can make a canoe for his fishing business. He plans to improve his business and to increase his income. This will allow him to have more savings, as well as to give his family access to better food. Amadou Lamine would like to have other canoes and pieces of fishing equipment, so that he can develop his business even more.
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Monsieur Amadou Lamine est un résident du Sénégal. C’est un père de famille qui évolue dans le secteur de la pêche depuis plus de 10 ans. C’est grâce aux revenus qui émanent de son activité qu’il arrive à donner sa contribution aux charges de son ménage. Membre de l’un des guichets de l’U-IMCEC, il sollicite un prêt d’un montant de 600.000 francs CFA prévu pour la fabrication d’une pirogue pour son activité de pêche. Son intention est de mieux développer son activité et d’augmenter ses revenus. Ainsi, il pourra augmenter son épargne et rendre meilleur les conditions alimentaire de sa famille. Il souhaite avoir d’autres pirogues et machines de pêche pour développer davantage son activité.

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
  • 38
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,558,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 491.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Amadou Lamine to make a canoe for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 17, 2013
Jun 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 23, 2015