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Mr. Matar N. is a 37 year old man who lives in the village of Yoff. He is single and has no children. He has spent the last 22 years working as a driver. He also has a small business selling fruits. He has chosen this business because he is passionate about it. He hopes to meet his needs with this business. Mr. N. has been a member of the Yoff village bank since April 2008. He is seeking a loan of 300,000 francs to buy mangoes and watermelons in Sangalkam, one of the rural communities of Dakar. He hopes to increase his income and improve the social situation of his family. He is also hoping to save enough money to buy a taxi.
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Monsieur Matar N. est un homme de 37 ans qui habite dans la localité de Yoff. Il est célibataire sans enfant. Il évolue depuis plus de 22 ans dans le métier de chauffeur. Mais parallèlement il exerce le petit commerce et vend des fruits. Il a choisi cette activité par passion. Il espère satisfaire ses besoins à travers cette activité de commerce. Il est sociétaire de la caisse de Yoff depuis avril 2008. Il sollicite un crédit de 300 000 frs pour aller s’approvisionner en mangues et en pastèques a sangalkam une des communautés rurales de Dakar. Son souhait est d’accroitre ses revenus et améliorer la situation sociale de sa famille...Il envisage aussi de renforcer son épargne et acquérir un taxi.

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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
  • 47
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 482.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Matar augmentation fond de roulement.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 8, 2010
Sep 30, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011