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Madeleine T. is 43 years old, married and the mother of four children. She lives in Diourbel, Senegal, and has been a member of the "Banc Villageois" NGASCOP for 13 years. Like many of her neighbors, she raises animals (cattle, sheep and pigs) which she sells at the grand market in the nearby town of Bambey. This loan will allow her to buy more cattle and sheep to raise and sell.

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About CAURIE Micro Finance

The mission of CAURIE Micro Finance is to contribute sustainably and to offer microfinance services adapted to impoverished micro-entrepreneurs, primarily women, based on the principles of ‘credit for the poor’ and on microfinance best practices, all while investing in order to become financially independent.

About Senegal

  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 89
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,835,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 482.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Madeleine to buy cattle and sheep to raise and sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Feb 16, 2010
Mar 5, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2010