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Sophie is a young Cameroonian, 32 years old, married, and the mother of four children, who are from 6 to 14 years old and go to school. She also has another person to support in addition to her children. Sophie has a business, a telephone call center, where she sells communication credits in addition to providing phone services. She also sells candies, cookies, cigarettes, and whiskey in pouches.

She would like to use this loan not only to purchase communication credits but also to purchase cookies and candies. Her ambition is to have a big well-stocked stall, and her main concern is her children's schooling costs.
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Sophie est une jeune Camerounaise âgée de 32 ans, mariée et mère de 04 enfants dont l'âge varie entre 06 et 14 ans, tous allant à l'école. elle a en plus de ses enfants une autre personne à sa charge. elle a comme activité un centre d'appels téléphonique où en plus des services d'appels elle va également des crédits de communication. elle propose aussi à sa clientèle des bonbons, biscuits, cigarette, whisky en sachet. elle voudrait avec ce crédit non seulement acheter des crédits de communication, mais aussi acheter des biscuits et bonbons. elle a pour ambition d'avoir une grande caisse bien achalandée et son souci majeur est la scolarité de ses enfants

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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
  • $1,197,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 505.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Sophie to purchase communication credits.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 3, 2012
Oct 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013