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Khady is a sheep-seller who has been doing business for over 20 years. She loves her job as her sheep are like children to her. She is 40 years old and lives 25 kilometres away from the UIMCEC branch.

Khady is requesting this loan so that she can buy some more sheep and increase her number of livestock. She is married and the mother of 4 children, the eldest of whom is 17 years old and the youngest, 7. Indeed, it is because of her children and family that she is still working, so that she can satisfy their daily needs, together with the support of her husband. She has Fulani ethnicity and, like the majority of the people of her race, her major goal is always to have more livestock to breed and resell.
Madame Khady est une vendeuse de moutons qui s’active depuis plus de 20 ans. Elle adore son métier car ses moutons sont comme ses enfants. Elle est agée de 40ans et habite à 25km du Guichet
Madame Khady sollicite ce crédit pour acheter des moutons et augmenter son cheptel.
Elle est mariée et mère de 4 enfants dont l’ainé est âgé de 17 ans et le cadet 7 ans. En effet, c’est pour ses enfants et sa famille qu’elle s’active toujours, pour satisfaire leur besoins quotidiens malgré l'aide de son mari. Elle est peulh et Comme la plupart des gens de cette race, son projet majeur est d’avoir toujours davantage de bêtes à élever pour revendre.

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
  • 37
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,558,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 491.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Khady to buy sheep for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 16, 2013
Jun 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014