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Monsieur Ousmane started working at a very young age. He has been a farmer for fourty years now. Ousmane is a married father. He covers his family's daily costs with his income from farming. This is his fourth loan, and he is requesting 400000F CFA to buy cabbage seeds, fertilizer, and machines for improving his farm. Ousmane starts his day at 8:00 am and finishes work at 6:00 pm. With this loan, he will be able to feed his family and improve their nutrition.
As a project for the future, he hopes to buy a motorized elevated pump for his work.
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Monsieur Ousmane est très top entré dans la cadence de la vie active. Il fait de l’agriculture depuis 40 ans maintenant. Ousmane est mariée et père de famille. C’est avec les bénéfices de son activité, qu’il réussi à prendre en charge les dépenses quotidienne de sa famille. Il est à son 4ème crédit et il demande un montant de 400000F CFA pour acheter des semences de choux, de l’engrais et des machines pour améliorer son exploitation. Monsieur Ousmane commence sa journée à 8h et la fini à 18 h de l’après midi. Avec le crédit, elle pourra épargner et améliorer les conditions alimentaires de sa famille.
Comme projets futurs, il souhaiterait acheter une motopompe de puissance élevée pour faire face à ses activités.

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
  • 21
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,733,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 502.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Ousmane to buy cabbage seed, fertilizer, and machines for improving crops.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 28, 2012
Oct 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013