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Khady has been selling fish for 15 years. She lives in a village about 22 km from the main city. She started the sale of fresh fish in her village as the area is somewhat closed-in, and most of the locals find this arrangement accommodating.

This is her third loan cycle, and she is seeking 300,000 FCFA to meet the needs of her customer base.

Khady is responsible for her household’s daily expenses.

She plans to buy a freezer, which would allow her to buy and store large quantities of fish as customer demand is increasing steadily.
Khady est vendeuse de poisson depuis 15 ans. Elle loge dans un village situé à environ 22 km de la ville principale. Elle a initié la vente de poisson frais dans le village ; compte tenu que c’est un endroit un peu enclavé et que cela arrange la plupart des habitants de cette contrait.
Elle sollicite pour la 3ème fois un crédit de 300000 FCFA pour pouvoir satisfaire la clientèle qu’elle s’est déjà faite.
Khady gère les dépenses quotidiennes de sa propre maison.
Elle envisage d’acheter un congélateur pour pouvoir acheter en quantité et congeler ses produits puisque la demande augmente de jour en jour.

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
  • $13,529,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 531.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Khady to buy fresh fish for resale in her village.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 3, 2012
Aug 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013