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Abou L. is a well-known jeweler in the central market (Boucotte) of Ziguinchor. This father of a family has been working in this field for approximately 20 years. Thanks to his revenues, he provides for his family. He's seeking this loan to bolster his business.
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Abou L. est un bijoutier trés connu au marché central (Boucotte) de Ziguinchor. Ce pére de famille travaille dans ce secteur depuis une vingtaine d'années. Grâce à ses revenus, il assume les charges faliliales. Il sollicite ce prêt pour renforcer son business.

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

  • $1,759
    Average annual income
  • 18
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,150,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 470.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Abou to bolster his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Dec 24, 2008
Dec 24, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2010