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Mr. Cheikh lives in Senegal. He is married and has been in the business of selling millet since 1995. He works daily from 8 am to 5 pm. The income he generates enables him to take care of his family's rent as well as the water and electricity bills. He is a member of UIMCEC and is asking for a loan of 300,000 frs to buy millet.
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Monsieur Cheikh vit au Sénégal. Il est marié et évolue dans le secteur du commerce depuis 1995. Son activité consiste a vendre du mil. Il commence ses activités journalières de 8 h jusqu'à 17 h. Les revenus que lui génère son activité lui permettent de prendre en charge le loyer pour sa famille ainsi que les factures d’eau et d’électricité. Il est membre de l’un des guichets de l’UIMCEC et sollicite un crédit de 300 000 frs prévu pour l’achat de mil.

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
  • 47
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 513.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Cheikh to buy millet.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 14, 2012
Nov 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014