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Mister Cheikh is a man of Fulani origin who was born into breeding. He has practiced this business from a young age. He is progressing in animal fattening, married and a father. He lives 30 km from the branch. Mister Cheikh manages the daily expenses of his family. With this loan he would like to buy cows, raise them and then resell them especially during religious festivals. In the future he hopes to have an agricultural farm.
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Monsieur Cheikh est un homme d'origine peulh qui est né dans l'élevage. Depuis le bas age il pratique cet activité. Il évolue dans l'embouche, marié et père de famille il habite à 30km du Guichet. Monsieur Cheikh gère ses dépenses quotidiennes de sa famille.Avec ce prêt il voudrait acheter des boeufs les élever et ensuite les revendre surtout pendant les fêtes religieuses. A l'avenir il souhaite avoir une ferme agricole

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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.

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  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 0
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  • $15,218,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 507.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Cheikh to buy cows to raise them and then resell them.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 30, 2013
Jun 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014