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Papa Gueye
This young merchant lives in Thiadiaye. He has belonged to the bank since February 2004 and he has never taken out a small loan. He's a hard worker, selling cosmetics and secondarily, shoes.

He is going to use the loan to bolster his inventory so as to be prepared for the coming holiday season.

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C'est un jeune commerçant demeurant à Thiadiaye. il a adhéré à la caisse depuis fevrier 2004 et il n'a jamais bénéficié de crédit. c'est un grand travailleur et il s'active dans la vente des produits cosmétique et dans la vente des chaussures comme activité acessoire.

il va utiliser l'argent pour renforcer le niveau de ses marchandises et praparer ainsi les prochaines fetes.

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
  • 48
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,535,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 504.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Papa Gueye bolstering his working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 8, 2008
Oct 24, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009