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Tombong M. is 30 years old, married and the mother of one child under her care. She has been a member of the local « Banc Villageois » loan group for 8 years and has been granted 16 successive loans.

She retails palm oil and traditional brooms made from palm fronds. She gets her merchandise locally and delivers it to other regions of the country for resale, in particular Dakar.

She wishes to participate in improving her family’s living conditions, satisfy her personal needs and pay for her children’s schooling.
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Tombong M. est une femme de 30 ans, elle est mariée et mère d'un enfants en charge. Elle est membre de Banc Villageois depuis 8ans et a 16 fois de suite bénéficié de crédit. Elle est vendeuse d'huile de palme et de balais traditionnels fabriqués à partir de feuilles de palmier. Elle achète la marchandise dans sa localité et l'expatrie dans les autres régions du pays pour son écoulement en l'occurrence à Dakar. Elle souhaite participer à l'amélioration des conditions de vie de sa famille, de satisfaire ses besoins personnels et payer la scolarité de ses enfants.

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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
  • $13,894,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 490.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Tombong buy and resell 110 liters palm oil and three packs of brooms.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 24, 2010
Apr 29, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2010