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Khelcom 2 A Group
In this Group: Ousmane, Jacques, Emmanuel, René, François
Our ecovillage is located in an area frequented by tourists who all go to a town very far away from our ecovillage to connect to the internet. The same thing happens with the young people in our village who also go to the town looking to connect to the internet. Since there is great demand for the internet, we would like to ask for your help in creating a cybercafé in the village which would fill the current gap in information technology in our area. Ever since our village got wired for electricity and connected to the telephone network, we have been looking to open a cybercafé, not only in order to create jobs, but to take part in the development of our locality by allowing the populace access to information via modern communication technology. For this reason we have established two groups, each having the same objective. Translated from French by Teresa Kramer, Kiva volunteerNotre écovillage se trouve dans une zone touristique qui voit toutes les personnes qui y viennent se rendre dans une ville très éloignée de notre écovillage pour se connecter à Internet. c'est la même situation qui se répète pour les jeunes du village qui empruntent la même voie pour avoir accès à une connection. La demande étant très forte à ce sujet, nous venons solliciter votre appui afin que nous puissions créer un cybercafé dans le village et permettant ainsi de combler le gap numérique qui existait dans les environs. Depuis que notre village est connecté aux réseaux électrique et téléphonique, nous oeuvrons dans le sens de créer un cybercafé pour non seulement créer des emplois, mais participer aussi au développement de notre localité en aidant les populations à avoir accès à l'information avec les nouvelles technologies de comunication modernes. pour cela nous nous sommes constitués en deux groupement avec chacun le même objectif.

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About Senegal

  • $1,759
    Average annual income
  • 37
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,284,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 421.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Khelcom 2 A Group's $1,200 loan helped a member purchase of computers and other equipment for cybercafeAchat d'ordinateurs et équipements pour cybercafé.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Jun 4, 2008
Listed
May 21, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jul 15, 2009