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Ms. Fatou D. is a 39-year-old woman who is married and the mother of five children. She also supports two other children who are entrusted to her by friends or relatives. She has been a member of the Banc Villageois of WALIDANE since November 19, 2004. She has a small business involving used clothing, shoes, and perfumes. She has had this business for nearly three years.

With her new loan, Fatou is going to buy second-hand clothing for 250,000 francs CFA, some shoes for 130,000 francs, and perfumes 100,000 francs. She is covering the cost of transport at 20,000 francs. Her goal is to help support her family financially while increasing her savings at the same time.
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Madame FATOU D. est une femme de 39 ans. Elle est mariée et mère de 5 enfants. Elle a aussi la charge de 02 autres enfants qui lui sont confiés par des proches. Elle est membre du Banc Villageois de WALIDANE depuis le 19 novembre 2004.

Elle fait un petit commerce de friperies, de chaussures et de parfums. Elle pratique cette activité depuis bientôt trois ans.

Avec son nouveau crédit elle va acheter des friperie pour 250.000 francs CFA, des chaussures pour 130.000 francs CFA et des parfums pour 100.000 francs CFA. Elle paye des frais de transport à raison de 20.000 franc CFA.

Son objectif est de participer financièrement à la prise en charge des besoins familiaux tout en augmentant son niveau d'épargne.

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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
  • 44
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 510.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Fatou buying used clothing, shoes, and some perfrumes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 27, 2010
Sep 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011