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About Micro Start/AFD

This loan is administered by Micro Start/AFD, Kiva’s first Field Partner in Burkina Faso. Micro Start/AFD’s mission is to improve families' living conditions in general, and those of women in particular, by facilitating access to financial and non-financial services.

Micro Start/AFD is a professional microfinance institution offering financial services, advice, and training. One of the organization’s principal aims is to collect obligatory and voluntary savings that foster clients’ financial independence. Micro Start/AFD also focuses on building female entrepreneurs’ skills in management and business administration and improving the living conditions in its clients’ communities. More information can be found on Micro Start’s Kiva Field Partner Page.

About Burkina Faso

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 3
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    Burkina Faso Loans Fundraising
  • $1,855,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 462.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Defaulted
A loan of $875 helped this borrower to buy 75 pieces of traditional African wax fabric.
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 8, 2011
Jun 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 23, 2012