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Moussa is a young farmer who has over ten years of experience in this domain. He is a married father and lives about 22 km from the main city. He has a field there, where he carries out market gardening. He is requesting his third loan at this institution for purchasing cabbage seeds and farm inputs (diesel fuel, fertilizer). Moussa starts his day at 8 AM and finishes at 7 PM. He is managing the day-to-day expenses of his family. With the revenues from his business, he can improve his family's food situation and even save some money, since he wants to open a store for farm products in the future.
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Moussa est un jeune agriculteur qui a une expérience de plus de 10 ans dans ce domaine. Il est marié et père de famille. Il habite à environ 22 km de la ville principale. Il y possède un champ ou il fait du maraichage. Il sollicite son 3ème crédit dans l’institution et cela pour acheter des semences de choux et des intrants agricoles (gasoil, engrais) .Moussa démarre sa journée à 8 h pour la terminer à 18h. Il gère la dépense quotidienne de la famille. Et avec les revenus de son activité il peut améliorer les conditions alimentaires de la famille et réussi même à épargner. Car il voudrait ouvrir une boutique de produits agricoles dans l’avenir

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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
  • $15,218,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 492.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Moussa to purchase seeds and farm inputs for market gardening.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 24, 2013
Jun 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 19, 2013