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Mr Daouda is married and the father of a two year old child, who does not attend school. He is responsible for four persons. He has been a tailor/seamster for the past 9 years, sewing clothes for women, men and children. He stocks up on cloth at the Toecin market (near Ouaga). He is asking for this loan in order to purchase 220m of cloth for lining, 10m of cloth for double collars, 3 packs of buttons, 10 packs of lace, 2 packets of needles, 36 zippers, 10 packets of sewing thread and 10m of satin. Profits from these sales will be used to improve his working conditions, through the purchase of machines and accessories. In the future, he would like to open a store in order to sell sewing accessories in addition to continuing his sewing business, in order to improve the living conditions of his family and covering their health, education and nutrition expenses.
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Mr DAOUDA est marié et Père de 01 enfant. Il a 02ans et personne ne va à l’école. Il a 04 personnes en charge.

Mr est couturier depuis 09ans. Il s’approvisionne au marché de toecin (secteur 20 Ouaga). Ses clients sont les femmes, les hommes et les enfants.

Il veut s’acheter 220m de tissus pour doublure, 10m de tissus pour double col, 03 sachets de boutons, 10 paquets de dentelles, 02 paquets d’aiguilles, 36 fermetures, 10 paquets de fils à coudre et 10m de tissus satin.

Mr utilise ses bénéfices pour améliorer les conditions de travaille en achetant d’autres machines et accessoires. Il ambitionne ouvrir une boutique pour vendre les accessoires de couture (mercerie) tout en assurant sa couture et améliorer les conditions de vie des membres de sa famille en assurant leur santé, éducation et leur alimentation.

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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
  • 4
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    Burkina Faso Loans Fundraising
  • $1,854,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 476.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Daouda purchase 230m of cloth for sewing, 3 packets of buttons, 10 packets of lace, 2 packets of needles, 36 zippers, 10 packets of sewing thread and 10m of satin.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 21, 2011
Nov 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012