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Mamadou lives in Senegal and has spent the past 17 years working in the field of carpentry. He is married and is responsible for the payment of bills as well as the daily household expenses. He begins his daily activities starting at 8:00 am and works hard until 6:00 in the evening. Mamadou is a member of his local branch of UIMCEC, where he has already fully repaid his two previous loans. He is currently requesting a loan of 300,000 XOF, which he plans to use for the repair of his vehicle. Mamadou's goal is to further develop his business, increase his revenue, and ultimately improve the health and nutrition of his family. His wish is to someday be an owner in the industry of carpentry manufacturing.
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Monsieur Mamadou habite au Sénégal et évolue depuis 17 ans dans le secteur de la menuiserie. Il est marié et prend en charge les paiements des factures de meme que les charges de la dépense quotidienne. Il commence tous les jours ses activités a partir de 8 h le matin jusqu'à 18 h le soir. Il est membre du guichet de l’UIMCEC de sa localité d’habitation et a déjà remboursé 2 prêts antérieurs. Il sollicite un crédit de 300 000 prévu pour la réparation de son véhicule. Son objectif est de mieux développer son activité, accroitre ses revenus et en fin parvenir a améliorer les conditions alimentaires de sa famille. Son vœu futur est d’être propriétaire d’une industrie de menuiserie.

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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
  • 22
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,746,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 511.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD