Mr. Cheikh F. is a livestock farmer who raises sheep and resells them at the weekly market. He's requesting his first loan to buy sheep and fodder, so that they may be healthy. He lives in Diourbel, a small rural city located 150 km from Dakar, the capital of Senegal. With the revenues from his farming, he pays the expenses of the house.
Monsieur Cheikh F. est un éleveur qui élève des moutons et les revend au marché hebdomadaire. Il sollicite son premier crédit pour acheter des moutons et leur nourriture pour qu’ils soient en bonne sante. Monsieur F. habite à Diourbel, une petite ville rurale à 150 kilomètres de Dakar, la capitale du Sénégal. Avec les revenus de son agriculture, il paye les dépenses de la maison.
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.