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Ousmane has been a farmer for more than 15 years. He owns a field where he carries out a market gardening activity. He is married and a father. He is requesting a loan of 300,000FCFA so that he can buy nine pots of cabbages, seven sacks of fertlizer, 15 sacks of manure and diesel. Ousmane takes care of his family's daily expenses and would furthermore like to increase his production capacity; this however requires an increase in his working capital and thus the aid of IMCEC.
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Monsieur Ousmane est agriculteur depuis plus de 15 ans. Il possède un champ ou il fait de la culture maraichère. Il est marié et père de famille. Il sollicite un crédit de 300000 F CFA pour acheter 9 pots de choux, 7 sacs d’engrais, 15 sacs de fumier et du gasoil.
Ousmane s’occupe de la dépense quotidienne de sa famille. Il aimerait en outre augmenter sa capacité de production mais cela nécessite une augmentation de son fond de roulement et pour ce, l’appui de l’IMCEC.

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
  • 1
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,265,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 519.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Ousmane to buy fertilizer, manure, diesel and nine pots of cabbages.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 21, 2012
Jun 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 18, 2012