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Mr. Mamadou S. has been active in the beef fattening business since he was young, owing to the influence of his parents who were in the same business. In parallel with his beef fattening activity, Mr. S., who is better known by the name Cheikh S., trades in oxen and he is also employed by SERAS, a company which provides fresh supplies of meat to local butchers on a daily basis. In order to strengthen his business, however, this 60-year old man has come to U-IMCEC (a Senegalese association of mutual savings and loans institutions) to apply for a second loan of 500,000 FCFA to buy two oxen, which he is going to put in his paddock to prepare for a possible sales campaign.

Finally Mr. Sox is very well known in his sector and he is of Fula (Peulh) origin; this ethnic group knows the beef fattening business better than anyone else in our society.
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Monsieur Mamadou S. s'active dans l'embouche bovine depuis qu'il est jeune sous l'influence de ses parents qui pratiquaient l'activité.
En parallele avec son embouche bovine, Monsieur S. plus connu sous le nom de Cheikh S., fait le commerce de boeufs et il est egalement employé á la SERAS, une société qui ravitaille journalierement les bouchers de la place en viande. Cependant pour assurer le renforcement de son activité commerciale, cet homme de 60 ans vient aupres de U-IMCEC solliciter pour la deuxieme fois un crédit de 500 000 FCFA afin d'acheter 2 boeufs qu'il va mettre dans son enclos pour préparer une éventuelle campagne de vente.
Enfin, Monsieur est très connu dans son secteur et il est d'origine Peulh, une ethnie qui connait mieux que quiconque l'embouche bovine dans notre société.

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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.

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