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Mister Mamadou, 57 years old, is a farmer who has more than ten years experience in this field. He is married and father to a large family. This is why he has been active until now in the fields with the support of his children and his nephew. Mamadou is requesting a loan of 250,000 FCFA in order to buy fertilizer and pesticides and cultivate his area.

From now on Mamadou can save to plan for the unexpected and the probable needs of his home. The loan has also impacted the nutritional conditions of the family.

Despite his age, Mamadou has a wish - to be or be part of the largest producers in Sénégal.
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Monsieur Mamadou, âgée de 57 ans est un agriculteur qui a une expérience de plus de dix ans dans ce domaine. Il est marié et père d’une famille nombreuse, c’ est pourquoi, il s’active jusqu'à présent dans les champs avec l’appui de ses enfants et neveu. Mamadou vient solliciter un crédit de 250000F CFA afin d’acheter de l’engrais et des pesticides et cultiver son espace.
Mamadou peut désormais faire de l’épargne pour prévoir les imprévus et les probables besoins de son foyer. Le crédit a impacter aussi sur les conditions alimentaires de la famille.
Malgré son âge, Mamadou a un vœu, celui d’être ou de faire parti des plus grands producteurs du Sénégal.

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
  • 0
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,265,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 485.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Mamadou to buy fertilizer and pesticides for the cultivation of his cultural area.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Aug 27, 2013
Sep 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014