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Amadou is 37 years old and a member of one of the IMCECs in central Senegal. He has been in the babysitting business for 20 years and worked with IMCEC for more than six years. He works from 7am to 7pm.

Amadou is requesting a loan of 250,000 francs CFA to celebrate his marriage and to have his wife come live with him. His personal expenses will be to pay for the rental and the supplies.

Because has experience in the business, Amadou dreams of opening his own childcare center and having his own employees.
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Monsieur Amadou, âgé de 37 ans, est vigile dans une des IMCECS du centre du Sénégal. Il a fait 20 ans dans le gardiennage dont plus de six ans au service de l’IMCEC. Il travaille de 7h du matin à 19h. Il sollicite ce crédit de 250000F CFA pour célébrer son mariage et faire venir sa femme auprès de lui. Il a comme charge personnelle, le payement de la location et sa popote.
Amadou, vu qu’il a de l’expérience dans ce domaine, rêve de créer sa propre société de gardiennage et ses propres employés.

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To reach borrowers who would not normally qualify for loans, UIMCEC has developed partnerships with a number of local organizations created by the poor to promote savings and mutual support. Most members of these organizations take group loans from UIMCEC. Some group members have larger businesses requiring more capital, and therefore receive individual loans. To meet their needs, UIMCEC is offering this loan at a lower interest rate with no material guarantee requirement. By supporting this loan, you are helping poor borrowers access credit at  lower interest rates.


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.

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  • $2,300
    Average annual income
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  • $15,218,925
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  • 480.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD