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This borrower retired from being a customs officer eight months ago. He is married and father to seven children, all at school. He still has to provide for his family and this is why he has switched to raising animals to increase his income. He buys sheep inland in order to resell them in his town. He is requesting a loan of 500,000 francs in order to buy ten sheep and food for livestock. His ambition is to open a grocery shop.
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L'emprunteur est un douanier à la retraite depuis 8 mois.Il est marié et père de 7 enfants , tous à l'école.Sa famille est encore à sa charge.C'est pourquoi il s'est reconverti à l'élevage pour améliorer ses revenus.Il achète des moutons à l'intérieur du pays pour les revendre dans sa localité.Il sollicite un pret de 500000f pour acheter 10 moutons et des aliments de bétail.Son ambition est d'ouvrir un magasin de vente de denrées alimentaires .

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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.

About Senegal

  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 2
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  • $15,218,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 469.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD