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Moustapha lives the southern region of Senegal. He is married and the father of 3 children - two boys and an 11 month old girl. The two eldest go to school, and the young girl stays at home with his mother, who is a housewife. With his craft, he covers all the expenses of the family.
Moustapha started his activity in the capital of Senegal at 16 years of age. He has had his diploma since 1983, and returned to work in his local area. With this loan, he will purchase wood in the east of the region, in order to create furniture which will be displayed for sale. In the future, Moustapha wants to have machinery for planing and sawing, and to increase the numbers of employees in his workshop.
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Moustaphat habite dans la région sud sénégal,marié père de 3 enfants ,deux garçon et une fille de 11 mois.Les 2 enfants sont à l'école et la fillette reste à la maison avec sa mama qui est ménagère,avec son métier,il supporte toutes les charge de sa famille.
Moustapha a démarré son métier dans la capitale du sénégal à l'age de 16 ans.Depuis 1983,il a eu son diplome,pour revenir travailler dans sa localité.Avec ce crédit,il achète du bois à l'est de la région pour venir confectionner des meuble qui seront exposés pour la vente.
moustapha dans l'avenir,veut avior des machines de rabotage,siage ,et élargir le nombre d'employés dans son atelier de travail

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
  • 4
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,174,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 504.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Moustapha to buy wood for woodworking, to strengthen his workshop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 15, 2011
Dec 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2013