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Ms. Hélène N. is a 61-year-old woman. She is married and the mother of seven children. She also has three of her grandchildren in her care. She has been a member of the Banc Villageois of SAINTE ANNE2 since June 22, 2004.

Hélène fattens pigs as her main business. And as her secondary business, she sells ice cream and ice. She has been raising pigs for over ten years.

Her loan will enable her to buy 15 hogs for bolstering her livestock business and covering the cost of electricity associated with the selling of ice cream and the ice.

Hélène's goal is to boost her savings and to help support her family by buying food and covering her children’s schooling costs.
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Madame HÉLÈNE N. est une femme de 61 ans ans. Elle est mariée et mère de 07 enfants. Elle a aussi la charge de ses 03 petits fils. Elle est membre du Banc Villageois de SAINTE ANNE2 depuis le 22 juin 2004.

Elle fait de l'embouche porcine comme activité principale. Et comme activité secondaire elle vend de la crème glacée et de la glace. Elle pratique l'élevage de porcs depuis plus de 10 ans.

Son crédit lui permettra d'acheter 15 pourceaux pour renforcer son élevage de porcs et de payer les factures d'électricité liées à la vente de crème et de glace.

Son objectif est de renforcer son épargne et de participer à la prise en charge de sa famille par l'achat de la nourriture et le payement de la scolarité des 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
  • 44
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,558,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 470.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Helene to buy 15 hogs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 14, 2011
Mar 15, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011