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Ms. Fatou is a married woman, 40 years old, and the mother of one child. Fatou has been a member of the 'banc villageois' since her first loan cycle. Her group is composed of women from the same district. They are united by good social and economic relationships. She has been in business selling grocery items for a long time and has good experience in this domain.

With the new loan of 300,000 francs, she is going to purchase oil and some powdered sugar that she will sell retail in the village. The profits generated from her business will enable her to bolster her saving account at the 'banc villageois' and to help out her husband in managing family expenses.
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Madame Fatou est une femme mariée âgée de 40 ans et mère d'un enfant . Fatou est membre du banc villageois depuis son cycle premier. Son groupe est composé de femmes issus du même quartier unies par de bonnes relations sociales et économiques.
Elle fait du commerce par la vente de produits alimentaires depuis longtemps et dispose d'une bonne expérience dans ce domaine.
Son nouveau crédit de 300000 elle va se payer de l'huile du sucre en poudre qu'elle va revendre au détails au niveau de son village.
les bénéfices que génère son activité lui permettent de renforcer ses épargnes au niveau du banc villageois et d'aider son mari dans la gestions des charges familiales.

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About CAURIE Micro Finance

The mission of CAURIE Micro Finance is to contribute sustainably and to offer microfinance services adapted to impoverished micro-entrepreneurs, primarily women, based on the principles of ‘credit for the poor’ and on microfinance best practices, all while investing in order to become financially independent.

About Senegal

  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 39
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,279,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 533.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Fatou to buy oil and powdered sugar to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 17, 2012
Aug 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 19, 2013