Saidou Mamma is 46 years old and has been working as a farmer for nine years. He is married and the father of four children: his oldest child is 18 years old, his youngest is 9. Saidou Mamma decided to grow produce because he has always had a passion for plants.
This is his very first loan. He will use it to buy agricultural inputs. With his profits, he wants to improve his family's diet.
Saidou Mamma manages his own daily expenses. In the future, he plans to buy a water pump, in order to minimize his operating costs.
Monsieur Seydou Mamma est un agriculteur âgé de 46 ans qui exerce le métier depuis 9 ans. Il est marié et père de 4 enfants : son ainé a 18 ans et le cadet 9. Seydou Mamma est entré dans le maraichage par amour car il a la passion des plantes depuis tout jeune. Il est à son tout 1èr crédit car il veut acheter des intrants agricoles et grâce aux débouchés, améliorer les conditions alimentaires de sa famille.
C’est lui qui gère sa propre dépense quotidienne. Il a comme projet futur : d’acquérir une machine pompe à eau pour minimiser ses charges d’exploitation.
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.