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Cheikh Anta
Cheikh Anta is a married man and father of three children. For the past two years he has been selling cosmetic products at the central market in his area. The terrific location of his store assures him a large number of customers, and is thus able to generate profits. He uses these profits to take care of the needs of his family, school fees for his children and his own needs. He is asking for a loan of 500000 FCFA [approximately 975 USD] in order to purchase boxes of beauty milk, hair extensions and perfumes. He hopes to be able to open a second boutique.
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Cheikh Anta est un homme marié , père de trois enfants.Il exerce depuis deux ans un commerce de produits cosmétiques au marché central de sa localité.La très bonne position de sa boutique lui assure une grande clientèle.Il parvient ainsi à générer des revenus assez importants.Il utilise ces revenus pour prendre en charge les dépenses d'entretien de sa famille, les frais de scolarité de ses enfants ainsi que ses propres besoins.Il sollicite un pret de 500000f pour acheter des caisses de lait de beauté, de mèches et de parfum.Il ambitionne d'ouvrir une seconde boutique.

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
  • 38
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,558,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 523.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD
A loan of $975 helped Cheikh Anta purchase boxes of beauty milk, hair extensions and perfumes.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 2, 2012
May 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 28, 2012