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Salif lives in southern Senegal. He is 31 years old, single and has no children. He has been selling food from his shop, favourably located in the center of town, since 2007. He is very industrious; his workdays start at 8 am and end at 11 pm. Being the eldest child, he uses his profits to support his family. In the coming years he would like to open another store and, in order to better manage the family´s needs, he plans to employ his younger brothers.
Salif habite au sud du sénégal.Agé de 31 ans célibataire sans enfant.Depuis 2007,il s'est lancé dans le commerce d'alimentation,qui fonctionne trés bien avec l'emplacement de sa boutique au centre de la ville.
Salif démare sa jounée de 08h termine à 23h.Il est trés actif dans son commerce,avec ses bénéfices ,il soutiends sa famille étant le fils aine de la famille.Dans les prochaines années ,il veut ouvrir une autre boutique pour associer ses petits frére dans son commerce pour mieux gérer leur famille.

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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
  • 0
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,265,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 488.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Salif to restock on products including drinks (Coke, Fanta and fruit juices), pineapple and eggs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 16, 2011
Sep 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 19, 2012