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Régine is a young woman from Cameroon, 34 years of age. She is married and has three children, two of whom are in school. In addition to her children, she has one other dependent. Her line of business is her sewing shop, which she has managed for five years. She specializes in sewing dresses known as “kabas” [a type of traditional outfits]. She sells ready-to-wear clothing and also takes orders. She would like to use this loan to buy four rolls of fabric to replenish her supply of materials and increase her production capacity in order to be able to meet customer demand on a timely basis. Her goal is to enlarge her sewing shop.
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Régine est une jeune Camerounaise âgée de 34 ans, mariée et mère de 03 enfants parmi lesquels 02 vont à l'école.elle a en plus de ses enfants une autre personne à sa charge. elle a pour activité un salon de couture qu'elle gère depuis 05 ans et elle s'est spécialisée dans la couture des robes communément appelées "kabas". elle fait des expositions-vente et elle travaille également sur commande. ses années d'expérience lui ont permis d'avoir une clientèle considérable. elle voudrait avec ce crédit acheter 04 rouleaux de tissus pour renforcer son stock de matière première et augmenter sa capacité productive afin de répondre aux demandes de sa clientèle dans les délais. elle a pour ambition d'agrandir son atelier de couture.

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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.

About Cameroon

  • $2,400
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Cameroon Loans Fundraising
  • $1,184,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 540.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Régine to buy four rolls of fabric.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 24, 2012
Jul 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013