Gilbert Koudy D. is a metal worker in the village of Sandiara, situated 80 km from Dakar. As the rainy season approaches, he repairs tools for sowing seed and other agricultural implements for the villagers. With the income from his work, he supports his family. In order to buy parts and accessories for the tools for sowing seed and the plows, he is requesting a loan.
Gilbert koudy D. est un menuisier métallique dans le village de sandiara situé à 80km de Dakar. A l’approche de l hivernage il répare les semoirs les matériels agricoles des villageois. Avec les revenus de son travail il entretien sa famille. Pour acheter des pièces est accessoires des semoirs et machines à labourer, il sollicite un prêt.
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.