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Issa is married and is a trained metal-worker who has been in this business for 10 years. He has received an order for some iron doors and this loan will allow him to get them done in time to meet the delivery date stipulated in the contract.

Translated from French by Teresa Kramer, Kiva volunteer

Marié,Issa est un menuisier métallique qualifié qui exerce dans le secteur depuis dix ans .Il a reçu une commande de portes en fer et ce crédit va lui permettre de respecter le délai de livraison stipulé dans le contrat.

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
  • 0
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  • $15,218,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 413.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Issa purchase iron for doors that are on order

Acheter du fer pour une commande de portes.

100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 13, 2008
Apr 29, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009