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Mame Khar
Mrs. Mame Khar lives in Sénégal. She is married and has managed her own business for five years. She is in the business of selling notions, fabrics and other items. The income she earns from the business allows her to take care of her personal needs as well as pay the rent on her shop. She is a member of the local collective. She is requesting a loan of 500,000 cfa francs to purchase fabric, notions and otherwise increase her shop's inventory for resale. She would like to grow the business to a point where she can save money. Her future project is to increase the scope of the business.
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Madame Mame Khar réside au Sénégal. Elle est mariée et elle évolue dans le secteur du commerce depuis 5 ans. Elle pratique la vente de menue mercerie, de tissus d et d’articles divers. Les revenus que lui procure son activité de commerce lui permettent de prendre en charge ses besoins personnels de même que la location de sa boutique. Elle est membre du guichet de sa localité d’habitation. Elle sollicite un crédit de 500 000 prévus pour acheter des tissus et articles de mercerie en vue de renforcer le stock de sa boutique. Son objectif est de développer son activité de commerce afin de parvenir à faire de l’épargne. Son projet futur est consiste a élargir davantage son activité de commerce.

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
  • 36
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,558,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 510.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Mame Khar to purchase notions and fabric for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 28, 2013
May 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014