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Moussa is a young retailer. He is single, and has worked in clothing for three years now. He opened a store selling ready-to-wear clothing, which he runs from 8 in the morning until 10 pm.

Moussa has never had a loan from UIMCEC, and would like to ask for 300,000 francs CFA to be able to buy men’s and women’s jeans, leotards, towels, t-shirts, and shoes, which he will resell in his store. Although he is single, he still supports the daily household expenses. Moussa has a field and would like to make the most of it, carrying out market farming as his main business.
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Moussa est un jeune commerçant, célibataire qui as investi dans l’habillement depuis 3 ans maintenant. Il a ouvert un magasin de vente de prêt à porter qu’il ouvre de 8h du matin à 22h du soir. Il n’a jamais bénéficié de crédit à l’IMCEC, et aimerait avoir 300000F CFA pour pouvoir acheter des jeans pour hommes et dames, des body, des serviettes, des tee-shirts, des chaussures…et revendre dans sa cantine.
Bien qu’étant célibataire, cela ne l’empêche pas d’appuyer à la dépense quotidienne de la famille.
Moussa possède un champ et aimerait l’exploiter en y faisant du maraichage comme activité primaire.

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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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,218,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 510.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Moussa to buy various merchandise for resale: leotards, jeans, towels, and shirts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 31, 2012
Sep 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013