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Benoït Coly
Benoït is a married man and the father of four children. He has a provisions business in a store set up in his district. He is a retail seller of rice, oil, sugar, soap, and a variety of other common consumer goods. This business brings in the revenues allowing him to take care of his family, as well as himself.

To bolster his business capital, he is requesting a loan of 500,000 francs to buy rice, oil, and sugar. His ambition is to open another store.
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Benoït est un homme marié et père de quatre enfants. Il tient un commerce de denrées alimentaires dans une boutique implantée dans son quartier.Il vend en détail du riz, de l'huile, du sucre , du savon et d'autres divers produits de consommation courante.Ce commerce lui rapporte des revenus qui lui permettent de prendre en charge les besoins de sa famille ainsi que ses propres besoins.Afin de renforcer son fonds de commerce, il sollicite un pret de 500000f pour acheter du riz, de l'huile et du sucre.Son ambition est 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

  • $1,759
    Average annual income
  • 43
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,001,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 523.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD
A loan of $975 helped Benoït Coly to buy rice, oil, and sugar.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 5, 2012
Jun 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 27, 2012