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Mr. Issa lives a few kilometers from the capital. He is married and the father of family. Early on, he found out how distinguish himself and grab hold of his future. As early as the age of 13, he had his first stall at the big Thiès market, located very near his home where he sells cosmetic products.

Mr. Issa has benefited from three loans and has respected all the commitments with regard to the institution. This time, he is requesting a loan of 400,000 francs to buying some cosmetics to generate more profit, enabling him to support himself and to improve his family's food situation. Mr. Issa wants to be financially autonomous one day and to be a very big wholesale merchant.
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Mr Issa habite à quelques kilomètres de la capitale, marié et père de famille il a très tôt su se démarqué et prendre son avenir en main, dès l’âge de 13 ans il obtient sa première cantine au marché grand Thiès situé tout prés de chez lui où il vend des produits cosmétiques .Mr Issa a bénéficié de 3 prêts et a respecté tous les engagements vis-à-vis de l’Institution. Cette fois IL sollicite un crédit de 400 000 pour acheter des produits cosmétiques afin de générer plus de bénéfices qui lui permettront de subvenir à ses besoins et d’améliorer les conditions alimentaires de sa famille. Mr Issa veut un jour avoir une autonomie financière et être un très grand grossiste.

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
  • 532.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Issa to buy cosmetics to make more profit for supporting himself and his family.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 11, 2012
Jul 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 18, 2014