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Bara
Bara, 28, lives in a neighborhood whose name means “peace” and is located about 85 km from the capital. Bara is a married father. He is a tile layer and has been for ten years, though he’s been working for himself for the last seven. Sometimes, he also sells things. He plans to buy tiles to use. With the profits, he thinks he will be able to finish building his house and put aside a little money to be able to realize his dearest wish, which is to open a big store to create jobs and to become autonomous with his work.
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Bara, âgée de 28 ans habite dans un quartier dont le nom signifie « la paix » et qui se trouve à environ 85km de la capitale. Bara est marié et père de famille. Il s’active dans le métier de carreleur et cela depuis 10 ans maintenant, mais seulement sept ans qu’il travaille pour son propre compte. Et des fois, il fait un peu de commerce. Il compte acheter des carreaux pour son exploitation. Avec les recettes de son activité, il pense pouvoir terminer la construction de sa maison, mettre un peu d’argent pour pouvoir réaliser un jour son vœu le plus cher qui est celui d’ouvrir un grand magasin, de créer des emplois et de devenir autonome dans son travail.

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About UIMCEC

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
  • 91
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,835,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 486.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD