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Jacqueline is a 34-year-old married woman and the mother of five children, three of which still are still in school. She owns a restaurant in one of the capital city’s neighborhoods, and been managing it for three years already. Most often, she purchases food for her restaurant at retail, but gets her meat, fish, rice, and oil wholesale.
She is requesting a loan to increase her stock of these wholesale foods, which will allow her not only to satisfy her already-growing clientele, but also to make a higher profit, which will help her take care of some of her family’s daily needs, and in time to expand her restaurant.
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Jacqueline est une femme mariée de 34 ans, mère de 5 enfants dont 3 vont encore à l'école. Elle a un restaurant qu'elle gère depuis 3ans déjà dans un quartier de la capitale. Elle achète le plus souvent les aliments de son restaurant en détail(la viande et le poisson en gros ainsi que le riz, huile...), elle sollicite ce crédit pour augmenter le stock de ces aliments (en gros)ce qui lui permettra non seulement de satisfaire sa clientèle déjà grandissante, mais aussi de réaliser un bénéfice plus élévé qui l'aidera à subvenir à certains besoins quotidiens de sa famille et aussi d'agrandir son restaurant avec le temps.

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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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    Cameroon Loans Fundraising
  • $1,192,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 519.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Jacqueline to buy wholesale meat, fish, rice, and oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 13, 2012
Sep 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013