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Papa is a farmer by profession, a trade he inherited from his parents and his ancestors. From an early age, he accompanied his father in the fields, and now he has taken over. To prepare for the agricultural season, he has come to IMCEC to benefit from a loan that will allow him to buy seeds and fertilizer.

Papa is married and manages the daily needs of his family, with the income he earns from his farming business. As a future project, he wants to pursue other agricultural areas to diversify his crops.
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Monsieur Papa, est agriculteur de profession, métier qu’il a hérité de ses parents et de ses ancêtres. Depuis le bas âge, il accompagnait son père au champ, actuellement, il a pris la relève. Pour préparer la campagne agricole, il s’est rapproché de l’IMCEC pour pouvoir bénéficier d’un crédit qui lui permettra d’acheter des semences et de l’engrais.
Papa est marié et gère les besoins quotidiens de sa famille, avec les revenus tirés de son activité.
Comme projet futur, il désire exploiter d’autres périmètres agricoles pour diversifier les cultures.

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
  • 5
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,175,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 501.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Papa to buy seeds and fertilizer to prepare for the agricultural season.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 10, 2013
Jul 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014