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Clémentine is a forty-year old shopkeeper; she is married and the mother of nine children who all attend school. She supports three other persons, for a total of twelve dependents. She has been selling bananas and plantains at one of the city markets for four years. She gets her supplies from markets in neighboring villages and in the city suburbs.
With this new loan, she would like to buy large quantities of merchandise and sell it wholesale to retailers, which will generate slightly higher revenues. This will allow her to help her husband cover the household expenses.
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Clémentine est une commerçante âgée de 40 ans, mariée mère de 09 enfants qui vont tous à l'école. elle dispose de 03 autres personnes en sa charge pour un total de 12 bouches à nourrir. elle vend de la banane et du plantain dans un marché de la ville depuis 04 ans. elle fait dans la vente en détail et s'approvisionne dans les villages voisins et des zones périphériques de la ville. elle voudrait avec ce crédit acheter de la marchandise en grande quantité et vendre en gros auprès des détaillants. ce qui génère un peu plus de revenus. Elle voudrait ainsi avec ces derniers pouvoir aider son époux à supporter les charges domestiques

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This loan is part of ACEP Cameroun's new loan program targeting poor clients who require smaller loans thant ACEP normally disburses. The smaller loan size allows clients with micro-enterprises to borrow and repay the funds they need to grow. By supporting this loan, you are expanding financial access to entrepreneurs with very little starting capital, including many who have never taken out a loan.

About ACEP Cameroun

Agence de Crédit pour l’Entreprise Privée (ACEP) is Kiva's second Field Partner in Cameroon. Founded in 1999, ACEP has developed a strong lending methodology to serve entrepreneurs in Cameroon's urban centers such as Douala and Yaounde.

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  • $2,400
    Average annual income
  • 0
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  • $1,197,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 525.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Clementine acheter de la banane et du plantain en grande quantité.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 8, 2012
Jun 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014