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Cheikh is a married father of two children, one of whom goes to school. He runs a store that sells IT items, cellphones and accessories. His business allows him to provide for his family, as well as to meet his own needs.

He also invests part of his profits in raising poultry, to diversify his sources of income. Today he has requested a loan of 400,000 francs for a new purchase, and plans to buy 300 broiler chickens. His ambition is to build a large poultry farm.
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Cheikh est un homme marié.Il est père de deux enfants dont l'un fréquente l'école.Il gère un magasin de vente d'articles informatiques, de téléphones portables et d'accessoires.Son commerce lui permet de s'occuper de sa famille et de prendre en charge ses propres besoins.En plus, il investit une partie de ses bénéfices dans l'aviculture pour diversifier ses sources de revenus. Aujourd'hui, il sollicite un pret de 400000f pour faire une nouvelle opération en achetant 300 poussins de chair.Son ambition est de construire un grand poulailler.

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
  • $14,549,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 520.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Charles to buy 300 broiler chickens.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 24, 2012
Jun 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013