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El Hadji Alioune
El Hadji is a young, single man who has been selling various hardware products for nearly 3 years. He is a street vendor who buys his items wholesale and resells them door to door whilst walking around the districts of his town. He supports both of his parents and his brothers and sisters with the income derived from his business.

In order to strengthen his business, El Hadji is requesting a loan of 500 000 francs with which to buy locks, hammers, pliers and various other articles. His ambition is to open a shop and to hire his brother, whilst continuing to sell on the street.
El Hadji est un jeune célibataire qui exerce un commerce d'articles divers de quincaillerie depuis près de 3 ans. C'est un marchand ambulant qui achète ses articles en gros et les revend à domicile en parcourant les quartiers de sa ville.Il soutient ses deux parents et ses frères et sœurs avec les revenus tirés de son commerce.Afin de renforcer son fonds de commerce, il sollicite un pret de 500000f pour acheter de s serrures, des marteaux, des pinces et d'autres articles divers. Son ambition est d'ouvrir un magasin et d'y embaucher son frère, tout en continuant son commerce ambulant.

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
  • 22
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,733,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 495.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped El Hadji Alioune to buy locks, hammers, pliers and various other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 10, 2012
Apr 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 18, 2012