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Abdoulaye is a married man and the father of two children, one of whom goes to primary school. He runs a shop, in his own neighborhood (district), where he sells food products and household items.

Thanks to this retail business, he is able to generate a rather good income and to provide for himself and for his family.

In order to strengthen his business, he is requesting a loan of 500,000 francs to buy some bags of rice, oil, sugar, and other food products. His ambition is to open a second shop.
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Abdoulaye est un homme marié et père de deux enfants dont l'un fréquente l'école primaire.Il tient dans son quartier ( district) un magasin de vente de denrées alimentaires et d'articles ménagers divers.Ce commerce qui génère des revenus assez consistants lui permet de subvenir à ses besoins et à ceux de sa famille.Afin de renforcer son fonds de commerce, il sollicite un pret de 500 000f pour acheter des sacs de riz, de l'huile, du sucre et d'autres denrée alimentaires.Son ambition est d'ouvrir une seconde boutique.

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
  • 5
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,185,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 541.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Abdoulaye to buy some bags of rice, oil, sugar and other food products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 25, 2012
Jul 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013