This young man has chosen to make his fortune in his own country as opposed to those who engage in clandestine immigration. He runs a little stationery store and bookshop not far from the central market of Ziguinchor. His clientele is essentially composed of school children, students, and representatives of public and private offices. He is requesting this loan to bolster his working capital during the back-to-school period.
Ce jeune a choisi de faire fortune au pays contrairement à ceux qui ont choisi l'immigration clandestine. Il exploite une librairie-papeterie non loin du marché central de Ziguinchor. Sa clientéle est composé pour l'essentiel des éléves, des étudiants et autres administrations publiques et privées. Il sollicite ce prêt pour renforcer son fond de roulement en cette période d'année scolaire.
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.