Mamadou is a livestock trader who lives twelve kilometres from the loan office. He is 58 years old, married and the father of three children - the eldest of whom is 20 and the youngest 16 years old. He covers the expenses of his family and also those of his children.
Mamadou begins his day at 8am and finishes at 6pm. He is requesting a loan in the amount of 150,000F in order to increase his livestock and meet his customers' demand.
His plans for the future are to start an agricultural farm and to diversify his livestock.
Monsieur Mamadou est un vendeur de bétail qui habite à 12km du Guichet. Agé de 58 ans il est marié et père de 3 enfants sont le plus grand à20ans et le plus petit 16ans. Il pratique cet activité de plus de 18ans. Il gère les charges de sa famille et celles de ses enfants. Mamadou commence sa journée à 8h pour la terminer à 18h. Mamadou demande un crédit d'un montant de 150.000F pour augmenter son cheptel et satisfaire sa clientèle. Ses projets futurs sont l'ouverture d'une ferme agricole et la diversification de son cheptel.
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.