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Total loan: $1,050
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Cheikh

Senegal
Senegal / Taxi

A loan of $1,050 helped to buy a new engine and have his taxi repaired.


Cheikh's story

The borrower is a married man and the father of four. A former taxi driver, he opened a store to sell spare automobile parts. In addition he bought a used car and hired a driver to provide taxi transportation services in the city. Thanks to these two business activities, he manages to provide for the basic needs of his family. He is requesting a loan of 500000 West African francs in order to buy a new engine and have his taxi repaired. His goal is to open other stores selling spare parts.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Ekaterina Sukhanova



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: September 19, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: UIMCEC, a partner of ChildFund International

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: September 19, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: UIMCEC, a partner of ChildFund International