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Hyacinthe
Hyacinthe lives in Senegal. He is a married father of eleven children: three are at university, two are in professional schools, two are in the military, three daughters are married, and he has a 1-year-old son. Hyacinthe used to be an agricultural tech agent. After retiring, he decided to go back to the village to work his lands. He has a large plantation of mango, orange, and cashew trees. He has benefited from an initial loan of 150,000 francs, which was settled, for clearing his plantation. He is requesting a new loan of 300,000 francs to grow watermelons, which have good returns in his area. Hyacinthe's ambitions for the future include a truck to transport his fruits.
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Hyacinthe habitant au Sénégal marié père de 11 enfants dont les 3 sont à l'université , 2 sont dans des écoles professionnelles , 2 sont dans le service militaire , 3 filles sont mariées et 1 petit garçon de 1 an . Hyacinthe était un agent technique agricole , après la retraite , il a décidé de rentrer au village pour exploiter ses terres , il a fait une grande plantation de manguiers , des orangers et d’ana cardes . Il a bénéficié d'un premier crédit 150 000f soldé qui était destiner au défrichage de sa plantation . Il sollicite un nouveau crédit de 300 000f pour la culture des pastèques qui donne un bon rendement dans sa localité . Hyacinthe a comme ambition avoir un camion dans l'avenir pour le transport des fruits .

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To reach women borrowers who would not normally qualify for loans, UIMCEC has developed partnerships with a number of local organizations created by the poor to promote savings and mutual support. Previously, UIMCEC was unable to serve these borrowers because they could not provide a guarantee or afford to pay standard interest rates. By supporting this loan, you are helping poor borrowers access credit at  lower interest rates.

About UIMCEC

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

  • $1,759
    Average annual income
  • 9
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,190,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 495.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Hyacinthe to purchase seeds and manure.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
16 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 20, 2013
Listed
Jun 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 19, 2014