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Mr. B. is a very experienced tailor who enjoys a good reputation with his customers. He manages a tailor's shop very near the Guediawaye area. With this loan that he is requesting, he envisions acquiring a new machine for growing his production capacity.
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M. B. est un tailleur tres experimente qui beneficie d une bonne reputation aupres de sa clientele. Il gere un atelier de couture tres cote dans la zone de Guediawaye .
Avec le credit qu il sollicite ; il envisage d acquerir une nouvelle machine pour accroitre sa capacite de production

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
  • 455.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Serigne to acquire a new sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 5, 2008
Sep 21, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2009