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Mrs. Khady is a married woman who lives in Senegal. She has been working in trade since 2005, and is currently selling vegetables. She is a member of the local U-IMCEC branch where she is seeking a loan of 500,000 francs CFA to strengthen her working capital. She plans to use the funds to stock up on vegetables for resale.

The additional profits earned through this funding will help her to improve her family’s food situation and to bolster her savings in case of unexpected circumstances. Her goal for the future is to open a store to sell her merchandise.
Madame Khady habite au Sénégal. C’est une femme marié qui évolue dans le secteur du commerce depuis 2005. Elle exerce l’activité de vente de légumes. Elle est membre de l’un des guichets de l’U-IMCEC où elle sollicite un prêt d’un montant de 500.000 francs CFA afin d’augmenter son fond de roulement. Son intention est d’utiliser son financement pour acheter des légumes destinés à la vente. L’accroissement de ses bénéfices à travers ce financement lui permettra d’améliorer les conditions alimentaires de sa famille et de renforcer ses économies afin de faire face aux besoins imprévus. Son futur projet est d’acquérir une boutique pour y installer ses produits.

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
  • 39
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,558,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 504.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Khady to buy vegetables for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 16, 2013
Apr 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014