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For the last 15 years, Matar's main activity has been market gardening. He lives in a town located a few kilometers from Senegal's capital city.

The loan will be used for market gardening. Matar wants to buy seeds and fertilizers to get started. With the loan, he can meet expenses relating to his land.
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Son activité principale est le maraîchage, il s'active dans ce domaine depuis plus de 15 ans. Habitant dans une ville située a quelques kilométrés de la capitale du Sénégal. Ce prêt est destiné au maraîchage, il veut acheté avec ce prêt des semences et d'engrais pour pour démarrer son activiter. Avec ce crédit, il pourra supporter les dépenses liées au champ.

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

  • $1,759
    Average annual income
  • 19
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $12,851,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 492.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Matar to buy farming products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 22, 2011
Oct 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012