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Khadim opened his small shop 10 years ago. He sells foodstuffs. But in addition to that, he goes to weekly markets to buy cereals, tamarinds and other food products. He either puts them out for sale in his shop, or sells them to local mobile sellers. Khadim is 51 years old, married and a father. The income from his business allows him to meet the family's living expenses. As a future project, he would like to increase the size of his shop.
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Khadim a ouvert sa boutique il y a de cela 10 ans. Il vend des denrées alimentaires. Mais en dehors de cela, il part dans les marchés hebdomadaires pour acheter des céréales, du tamarin et d’autres produits alimentaires. Il peut soit les exposer à sa boutique, soit le revendre à des marchandes ambulantes de la place.
Khadim est âgé de 51 ans, marié et père de famille. Les revenus de son activité lui permettent de subvenir aux besoins de sa famille. Comme projet futur, il voudrait agrandir sa boutique en un magasin.

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
  • 47
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    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 Khadim to purchase foodstuffs for his store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 16, 2012
Mar 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 19, 2013