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Mme FATIMATA is married and the mother of 4 children. The eldest is 21 and the youngest 17 years old. They all attend school. She has five dependents (her four children plus her husband). She has been selling 'pagnes' (traditional cloths) and shoes for 6 years. She buys her stock in the 'secteur 10' market. Her customers are male and female. She wants to purchase 10 'pagnes', 20 shoes and 10 suits. With her profits, she wishes to strengthen her business. Her goal is to open another covered stall selling 'pagnes'.
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Mme FATIMATA est mariée et mère de 04 enfants. Le plus âgé a 21ans et le moins âgé a 17ans. Tous vont à l’école. Elle a 05 personnes en charge(ses 04 enfants plus son mari).

Elle vend des pagnes et chaussures depuis 06ans. Elle s’approvisionne au marché de secteur 10. Ses clients sont les femmes et hommes.

Elle veut s’acheter 10 pagnes, 20 chaussures et 10 complets.

Avec ses bénéfices, elle veut renforcer son commerce. Elle ambitionne ouvrir un autre hangar de vente de pagnes.

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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
  • 5
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    Burkina Faso Loans Fundraising
  • $1,922,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 492.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Fatimata to buy 10 wraps ('pagnes'), 20 shoes and 10 suits.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 25, 2011
Jan 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012