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This young entrepreneur is involved in the sale of basic necessity items; rice, oils etc. He maintains a general grocery store in the Kadior district. He is requesting this loan to increase his business and meet the ever increasing demand for products of mass consumption.

Translated from French by Dave Gibbons, Kiva Volunteer

Ce jeune entrepreneur intervient dans l'offre de produits de premiéres nécessité : riz, huile etc Il tient une alimentation générale au quartier de Kadior. Il sollicite ce prêt pour renforcer son commerce et faire face à la demande sans cesse croissante de produits de consommation de masse

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

  • $1,759
    Average annual income
  • 41
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $12,997,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 413.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Souleymane store Improvements.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 18, 2008
Jul 24, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 30, 2009