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Mr. Mamoudou is a 29-year-old man who is unmarried and without children. He works in the tailoring trades. He has fourteen years of experience in this business. Mamoudou helps his family to cover day-to-day household expenses. His day starts at 8 AM and finishes at 10 PM. He is requesting this loan to purchase a sewing machine to satisfy the needs of his customers. For the future, Mamoudou would like to open a sewing supplies shop to increase his productivity and to improve his family's living conditions.
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Monsieur Mamoudou est un homme âgé de 29ans qui est célibataire sans enfant et évolue dans la couture. Il a une expérience de 14ans dans cet activité. Mamoudou aide sa famille dans les charges quotidiennes de la maison. Il commence sa journée à 8h pour la terminer à 22h. Il sollicite ce crédit pour acheter une machine à coudre pour satisfaire les besoins de sa clientèle. A l'avenir Mamoudou voudrait ouvrir une mercerie pour augmenter sa productivité et améliorer la condition 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
  • 40
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,549,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 492.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Mamoudou to purchase a sewing machine to satisfy his customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 19, 2013
Sep 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 25, 2014