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Aliou, who is 37 years old, is a hardworking man who is developing a key-cutting business.

Aliou is married and a father, and he lives in a neighbourhood close to the local IMCEC branch. He is renewing his loan in order to buy disc parts for the equipment he uses to produce keys. Aliou has a large production and sales room.

Thanks to the profits from this business he is able to feed his wife and children. He can also put some money to one side and buy the small items of equipment required for his business.

He would like a large workshop to be able to diversify his business and take on employees.
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Monsieur Aliou, âgé de 37 ans est un homme très actif qui évolue dans le secteur de l’artisanat avec la fabrication de clé-minute. Aliou est un homme marié, père de famille, qui loge dans un quartier aux environs du guichet de l’IMCEC implanté là-bas. C’est un renouvellement de prêt et l’objectif sera d’acheter des pièces de disques qui serviront pour le matériel utilisé pour la fabrication des clés. Aliou possède une grande salle de production et d’exposition.
C’est grâce aux bénéfices de l’activité, qu’il nourrit sa femme et ses enfants. Il peut mettre un peu d’argent de cote et acheter le petit matériel nécessaire pour son activité.
Il veut avoir un grand atelier pour diversifier son activité et prendre des employés à son service.

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
  • 45
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,535,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 476.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Aliou to buy disk parts to produce keys.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 1, 2013
Oct 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 25, 2014