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Rita Marie
Rita Marie, aged 48, is married and has a child in school. She has a middle school education. A weaver, she also knits in addition to selling cloth and oil. She has been doing so for 32 years out of her home. Her customers are composed of people from the city and some foreigners to whom she delivers her woven cloth. Rita Marie really feels the need to help her child's future. She also dreams of opening a store to provide training to those who would like it.
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Agée de 48ans, Rita Marie est mariée et a un enfant scolarisé. Elle a un niveau d'instruction secondaire. Tisserante, elle fait aussi de la tricotage en plus de la vente de tissus, d'huile depuis 32 ans à domicile. Ses clients sont constitués de la population de la ville et des étrangers à qui elle livre ses tissus tissés. Elle a bien envie d'aider son enfant pour son avenir. Elle rêve aussi ouvrir un atelier afin de donner une formation à ceux qui le désire.

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  • $1,600
    Average annual income
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  • $4,467,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 503.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Rita Marie to buy 120 dozen spools of thread, five 20-liter containers of oil, some refills.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 27, 2012
May 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 4, 2013