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Jean Marie
Mr Jean Marie is a young teacher. He is 35 years old and lives in a suburb of Guédiawaye. He is single and the father of a 7-year-old child. He has run a school in his town for five years. He decided to get involved in this activity in order to contribute to the development of his country. The main reason why he is interested in this profession is the education he can provide to children, who are the future of his town. He has been a member of the Baye Laye branch of the microfinance institution UIMCEC since December 2010.

Jean Marie applies for a loan of 300,000 CFA francs which he needs to pay rental fees and other standing charges during the vacation when the school has no income.
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Monsieur Jean Marie est un jeune enseignant. Il est âgé de 35 ans et habite dans la banlieue de Guédiawaye. Il est célibataire et père d’un enfant de 7 ans. Il est promoteur d’une école de la localité depuis 5 ans. Il a choisi cette spécialité en vue de participer au développement de son pays. L’aspect qui l’intéresse le plus dans sa profession est l’éducation qu’il dispense aux enfants et qui sont l’avenir de sa localité. Il est sociétaire du guichet de Baye Laye depuis décembre 2010. Il sollicite un crédit de 300 000 frs prévu pour le règlement de ses frais de location et quelques charges fixes de l’école durant la période des vacances ou il n’ya pas d’entrées de fonds.

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

  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,265,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 464.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Jean Marie to pay rental fees and other standing charges during the school vacation.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 12, 2011
Aug 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2012