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Suzane Patience
Patience is a young woman, 27 years old, unmarried, and without children. She opened an internet cafe she has been running for a year. Business is booming, but she lacks something which is causing her to lose many customers. It is a bad internet connection and insufficient computers in her small space. However, her customer base has grown with time. She loses some of her customers who are compelled to go to her competition because of the computers and the connection.

Thanks to this loan, she will finally be able to acquire some inexpensive computers and to switch connections. This will satisfy her customers by saving them from a trip to neighboring internet cafes. Her, too. The profit that this loan will bring in will help her to grow her business over time.
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Patience est une jeune femme de 27 ans célibataire, sans enfant. Elle ouvert un Cybercafé qu'elle gère dpuis un an. son activté fonctionne à merveille, mais elle a juste un manquement qui lui fait perdre beaucoup de clients la mauvaise connexion Internet et l’insuffisance des machines dans sa petite structure. Pourtant sa clientèle s'agrandit avec le temps. Elle perd certains de ses clients qui sont obligés d'aller à sa concurrence à cause des machines et de la connexion. Grâce à ce crédit, elle pourra enfin se la procurer quelques ordinateurs bon marché et changer de connexion. Ceci satisfera sa clientèle en les évitant le déplacement vers d'autres cybercafés voisins et elle aussi. Le bénéfice que lui apportera ce crédit l'aidera à accroitre son activitéavec le temps.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

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
  • $1,197,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 529.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Suzane Patience to buy computers and to switch connections.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 30, 2012
Aug 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013