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Léocadie is a 41-year-old married woman who is the mother of a 16-year-old child. She opened a perfume shop/office which she has been running for six years already. She often has a problem with a lack of cosmetic products, hair extensions, and weaves in her shop. This drives her customers to the competition due to her meager capital, since she makes her purchases at the retail level.

Her goal being to satisfy her customers and to make a bigger profit, she is requesting a loan to buy her supplies in bulk. This will enable her to reach her goals. The profits derived from this loan will help her to satisfy her needs and those of her child, as well as to save money for growing her business in the future.
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Léocadie est une femme de 41 ans mariée, mère d'un enfant âgé de 16 ans. elle ouvert une parfumerie mélangée d'un petit secrétariat qu'elle gère depuis six ans déjà. Elle a souvent un problème du a l'absence de produits cosmétiques, mèches, et greffes dans sa structure, ce qui pousse sa clientèle vers la concurrence ceci étant du à la petitesse de son capital parce qu'elle achète ses produits en détail. Son but étant de satisfaire sa clientèle et de réaliser un grand bénéfice. Elle sollicite un crédit pour pouvoir acheter son matériel en grande quantité celui qui permettra d'atteindre ses objectifs. Le bénéfice tiré de ce crédit l'aidera a satisfaire ses besoins, ceux de son enfant, aussi d'épargner pour accroitre son activité dans le future.

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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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  • $1,188,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 533.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Léocadie to buy boxes of hair extension, weaves, and cosmetic products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 30, 2012
Aug 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013