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Salif is a salesman who has a good knowledge of his business owing to his 12 years of experience. He starts his work day at 6 in the morning and finishes at midnight. Salif was born in 1970. He is married and has children. He sells food products, onions, detergents, candies and other merchandise. Salif has requested a loan for 200,000 CFA with which to buy the food products that sell the quickest such as sugar, onions, stock cubes and tea. He takes care of his family's daily expenses. He plans to use the profits from his business to build a house in the future.
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Monsieur Salif est un commerçant qui a une bonne connaissance de son domaine d’activité de part le nombre d’année d’expérience : 12 ans. Il démarre sa journée à six heure du matin et l'a fini à 00h. Salif est né en 1970, marié et père de famille. Il vend des denrées alimentaires : oignons, détergeant, des bonbons, et divers autres marchandises.
Salif demande un crédit de 200000F CFA pour acheter les denrées les plus rapides à écouler comme le sucre, l’oignon, les bouillons, le thé ...
Il s’occupe de la dépense quotidienne de la famille. Avec les bénéfices de son activité, Salif a pour projet futur de construire sa maison.

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
  • 40
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,529,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 494.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Salif to buy food products and other merchandise to re-sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 24, 2012
Feb 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 19, 2013