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Raïssa is a young woman of 24. She owns a small sewing workshop in a district of the town where she has been working for over a year. Thanks to her energy and to her competence in this sector, she has a growing clientele that she would like to continue to satisfy. To do this, she requests a loan that will enable her to buy a new over-edging sewing machine. With the profits that this will generate, she would like to purchase other machines, and hopes to extend her activity and improve her living conditions in the near future
Raïssa est une jeune femme âgée de 24 ans. Elle detient un petit atelier de surfillage dans un quartier de la ville où elle exerce de plus 1 an. Grace a son dynamisme et sa compétence dans ce domaine, elle s'est faite une clientèle grandissante qu'elle aimerait continuer de satisfaire. Pour cela, Pour cela elle sollicite un prêt qui lui permettra d'acheter une nouvelle surfileuse. Avec les bénéfices générés, elle voudrait s'offrir d'autres machines, et souhaiterait, dans un avenir propre, voir son activité évoluée et améliorer ses conditions de vie.

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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
  • 515.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Raïssa to buy an over-edging sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 29, 2012
Nov 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 20, 2013