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Sidy is a young man with a lot of ambition, and lives in the same neighborhood as the UIMCEC branch. He is 33 years of age, married, and a father. Sidy works making clothes, and has eight years of experience in this field.

Sidy has requested this loan to buy fabric, which he will use to make clothes to display in his dressmaking workshop and then sell to his customers. He is responsible for managing his family’s daily expenses, and works from 9 am to 8 pm every day. Sidy would like to have another dressmaking workshop to that he can diversify his products, as well as to save money.
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Monsieur Sidy est un jeune homme très ambitieux, il habite dans le même quartier ou se situe le Guichet. Il est marié et père de famille. Agé de 33ans, il évolue dans la confection et la vente des vêtements et a une expérience de 8ans dans ce domaine. Il demande ce montant pour acheter des tissus, les confectionner, les exposer dans son atelier de couture et après les vendre à ses clients. Il gère les charges quotidiennes de sa famille et commence sa journée à 9h pour la terminer à 20h du soir. Sidy souhaite disposer d’un autre atelier de couture afin de diversifier ses produits et pouvoir épargner de l’argent.

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
  • 49
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 497.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Sidy to buy fabric to make clothes for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 20, 2013
Sep 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 25, 2014