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Abdoulaye is a married man who lives in Senegal. He has been working in retail for more than five years. He sells perfumes and food products, as well as dried and smoked fish.

He is requesting a loan of 500,000 francs to expand his perfume and dried fish business. With the income he makes from his activity, he is able to support his wife and two children.

Increased profits will help him to improve his family's diet.

In the future, he would like to travel throughout the world and bring in containers of various products.
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Monsieur Abdoulaye est un homme marié qui vit au Sénégal. Il évolue depuis plus de 5 ans dans le secteur du commerce. Il pratique la vente de parfums de denrées alimentaires mais aussi de poissons fumés et sèches. Il sollicite un crédit de 500 000 frs prévu pour élargir son commerce de parfums et de poissons séchés. Les revenus qui lui procure son activité lui permettent de supporter sa femme et ses deux enfants. L’augmentation des ses bénéfices pourra l’aider à améliorer les conditions alimentaires de sa famille. Son vœu futur consiste à voyager dans le monde et amener des conteneurs de divers produits.

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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
  • 1
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,175,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 507.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD