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Mr. Kalidou is an elderly seller of sheep who has been active for over thirty years. He loves his trade because his sheep are like his children. Kalidou is requesting this loan to buy some sheep and to increase his herd.

Kalidou was born in 1959, and he is married and the father of four children. The oldest is 17 years old and the youngest is 7. Basically, Kalidou is active for the sake of his children and family, so as to support them day to day, despite his age.

As with most people like him, his overall plan is to have still more animals to raise in order to resell.
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Monsieur Kalidou est un vieux vendeur de moutons qui s’active depuis plus de 30 ans. Il adore son métier car ses moutons sont comme ses enfants.
Kalidou sollicite ce crédit pour acheter des moutons et augmenter son cheptel.
Kalidou né en 1959, est marié et père de 4 enfants dont l’ainé est âgé de 17 ans et le cadet 7 ans. En effet, c’est pour ses enfants et sa famille qu’il s’active toujours, pour satisfaire leur besoins quotidiens malgré son âge.
Comme la plupart des gens de cette race, son projet majeur est d’avoir toujours davantage de bêtes à élever pour revendre.

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
  • 37
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,558,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 502.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Kalidou to buy sheep to resell at the local market.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Feb 16, 2012
Mar 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2012