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Celestine is a 41 year old Cameroonian. She is a single mother of two children, aged 6 and 7 years. She has a mini store where she has sold clothing for two years in an area of the city. Thanks to her determination and dynamism, she knew how to make a good number of her neighbors into faithful customers and gradually increased her customer base to the point where she feels the need to increase her merchandise stock. This loan will allow her to reinforce her stock with clothing such as Afritude brand clothing, gloves, clothing for women and men, etc. The profits thus made will be reinvested in her business in order to grow it and used to satisfy her family's needs.
Celestine est une camerounaise de 41 ans, célibataire et mère de 02 enfants dont les ages sont 7 et 6 ans. elle possède une mini boutique où elle vend des vetements depuis 2 ans dans un coin de la ville. Grâce à sa determination et à son dynamisme, elle a su fidéliser une bonne partie de son voisnage et augmenter graduellement cette clientèle au point où elle ressent le besoin d'augmenter son stock de marchandises. ce credit lui permettra de renforcer son stock avec des vetements tels que l'afritude, les gants, les vetements pour femme et hommes etc...les bénéfices ainsi réalisés seront reinvestis dans son activité afin de l'agrandir et affectés dans l'assouvissement des besoins de la famille.

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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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  • $1,188,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 517.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Celestine to buy clothing for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 1, 2012
Nov 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013