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Amadou is a regular at his local branch of UIMCEC. He is 32 years old and married with children.

He is developing his cattle-selling business and has seven years experience in this area. He begins work at 6am and finishes at 7pm.

Amadou is requesting this loan to build up his business. He would like to diversify his livestock and satisfy his customers.

Amadou manages his family’s daily expenses and his children’s school fees. In the future he would like to open a large farm to increase his income and improve his family’s living conditions.
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Monsieur Amadou est un habitué du Guichet, il est marié et père de famille. Agé de 32ans il évolue dans la vente de bétail et a une expérience de 7ans dans ce activité. Il commence sa journée à 6h du matin pour la terminer à 19h du soir. Amadou sollicite ce montant pour augmenter son fond de commerce afin de pouvoir diversifier son cheptel et satisfaire sa clientèle. Monsieur Amadou gère les charges des dépenses quotidiennes de sa famille et les frais de scolarité de ses enfants; a l'avenir il aimerait ouvrir une grande ferme ainsi il va augmenter ses revenus et améliorer les conditions 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
  • 44
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,549,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 486.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Amadou to buy cattle to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Aug 30, 2013
Sep 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014