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Bokk Jom Ak Jam Group
In this Group: Pourmera, Khady, Mame Amsata, Ndeye Coumba, Nafissatou, Ndeye Ndiatte, Salimata, Ndeye Fatou, Marieme, Fatou Kine*, Marieme*, Maguette, Arame , Ndeye Adama, Aïssatou*
* not pictured
The solidarity group Bokk Jom Ak Jam has existed since July 9th, 2011. It is composed of 15 women who live in the same district, are all small retailers and part of the same "Groupement de Promotion Féminin" (a group for the promotion of women).

The group's leader is Pourméra. She is 34 years old, single and the mother of 3 children. She is also responsible for 2 more children (her nephew and niece). She is an experienced trader who has been selling perfumes, beauty creams and "thiouraye" incense for over 10 years. She is standing at the front of the picture, wearing the dress with a dropped waist and holding up her left hand.

Pourméra will use her part of the loan to restock on products for resale in the hopes of generating a lot of revenue. She would like to use her expected profits to strengthen her business, build up her savings and support her family with the daily expenses.
le groupe de solidarité Bokk jom ak jam existe depuis le 9 juillet 2011, il est composé de quinze femmes qui habitent le quartier et évoluent dans le même Groupement de Promotion Féminin; elles font du petit commerce.
Pourméra la responsable est âgée de 34 ans, elle est célibataire mère de trois enfants et a deux autres en charge(son neveu et sa nièce)

Elle mène une activité de petit commerce de parfum, crème de beauté et encens "thiouraye" avec une bonne expérience de plus de dix ans.Elle est debout devant habillée en taille basse et a levé la main gauche.

Son prêt lui servira à augmenter les produits à vendre afin d'espérer gagner beaucoup de revenus.

Elle souhaite avec les bénéfices attendus renforcer son activité, épargner et appuyer sa famille dans les dépenses quotidiennes.

Additional Information

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Senegal

  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 47
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 498.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Bokk Jom Ak Jam Group's $1,900 loan helped a member to buy incense and perfume for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 18, 2012
Feb 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012