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Matar F. is 24 years old and married. He drives a horse cart. In addition, he is engaged in business activities, more specifically selling cereals. He stocks up in the peanut-growing valley (Kaolack), where he purchases large quantities of millet and peanuts and brings them to Mbour for retailing. He knows this business very well and ever had problems moving his stock as the products he sells are very popular with the local population.
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Matar F. est âgé de 24 ans il est marié c'est un cocher de charrette il mène en même temps des activités commerciales plus précisément le commerce de produits céréaliers il s'approvisionne depuis le bassin arachidier (kaolack) où il achète du mil et de l'arachide en grande quantité qu'il achemine à mbour pour le revendre en détail c'est un secteur qu'il maitrise très bien car n'ayant jamais connu de problèmes d'écoulement car les produits qu'il vend sont très prisés par la population

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
  • 46
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 481.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Matar retail.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 13, 2011
Feb 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011