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Oumar is a 39-year-old man, married and the father of 4 children between the ages of 12 years and 2 years. He lives downtown which is also where he runs his business of kitchen utensils, a business he has been running for 9 years. He owns a shop which he opened with his own funds.

Oumar only needs a loan of 500,000 francs CFA to complete some missing packages among the ones that he already displays. He begins his day at 8am and works until 6pm. He takes care of the needs of his children and his wife. As a future goal, he hopes to increase his commercial space.
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Monsieur OUMAR est un homme de 39 ans, marié et père de 4 enfants âgés entre 12 et 2ans. Il loge en centre ville ou il exerce aussi son activité de vente des ustensiles de cuisine. Métier qu’il exerce depuis 09 ans. Il possède un magasin qu’il a ouvert avec ses propres moyens. Seulement là il a besoin d’un crédit de 500000F CFA pour compléter quelques bagages manquants parmi ceux qu’il expose déjà. Il commence sa journée à 8h pour la terminer à 18h.Il gère les besoins de ses enfants et de sa femme.
Et comme projet futur, il veut agrandir son espace commercial.

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
  • 42
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,529,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 485.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Oumar to purchase kitchen utensils and resell them.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 29, 2013
Sep 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 25, 2014