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Ousmane has been working as a farmer for more than 25 years. He is a very dynamic man and he loves his job. He is also a regular client of the UIMCEC, as this is his fifth loan with the institution.

He would like to receive a loan in the amount of 200,000 CFA francs to buy 14 cans of cabbage seeds, 50 bags of manure and a powered water pump.

He is married and has a family. He manages the household's day-to-day expenses.

This loan will help him to save some money and to better feed his family.

Ousmane is lucky to own some fields. If he can afford it, he is planning to cultivate his land in order to boost his income and to better provide for his family.
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Ousmane est un agriculteur depuis plus de 25 ans. Il est plein d’énergie et aime le métier qu’il fait. C’est aussi un habitué du guichet de l’IMCEC car il est à son 5ème crédit. Il aimerait obtenir un montant de 200000F CFA pour acheter 14 pots de semences choux, 50 sacs de fumiers et une moto pompe. Il est marié et père de famille et s’occupe de la dépense quotidienne.
Avec le crédit, il pourra épargner et améliorer les conditions alimentaires de son foyer.
Ousmane a la chance d’avoir des champs et il envisage s’il a les moyens, d’exploiter ses terres pour augmenter ses revenus et mieux s’occuper de sa famille.

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 $400 helped Ousmane to buy 14 cans of cabbage seeds, 50 bags of manure and a powered water pump.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 3, 2012
Sep 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013