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Cheikh Dahi
The borrower is a married man, who is father to four children, two of whom are at school. He is trained builder and works as a builder, but he also has a farming and animal rearing activity. He has four hectares of land on which he grows groundnut, millet and corn. Each year he buys cows which he fattens up and resells after four months. This diversity of activities allows him to provide for his family's needs. He is currently requesting a loan of 500,000 francs in order to buy two cows. His ambition is to expand his farming and animal rearing activities.
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L'emprunteur est un homme marié, père de 4 enfants dont deux sont à l'école.Il est maçon de formation.Il exerce ce métier mais pratique égaleùent l'agriculture et l'élevage.Il dispose de 4 ha de terre sur lesquelles il cultive de l'arachide, du mil et du maïs.Chaque année, il achéte des vaches qu'il engraisse et revend au bout de quatre mois.Cette diversité d'activité lui permet de subvenir aux besoins de sa famille.Actuellement il sollicite un pret de 500000f pour acheter deux vaches.Son ambition est d'élargir ses activités agricoles et d'élevage.

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About UIMCEC

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
  • 38
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,001,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 472.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Cheikh Dahi to buy two cows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 19, 2011
Listed
Oct 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Sep 15, 2012