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Bernadette France
Bernadette France is a 37-year-old woman who is a mother with a family. She has been a retailer of staple foods (cassava, plantains, palm nuts, and fruit), depending on the season, at the local market for ten years. She knows suppliers wells, as well as her customers in particular, whom she has acquired over the course of time, thanks to her experience in this domain.

She would like to purchase sacks of cassava, palm nuts, and bunches of plantains to have a good inventory. This will enable her to satisfy the constant customer demand and to avoid inventory shortages. She will save her profit not only for expanding her business but also for meeting the needs of her family.
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Frnace est une femme mariée de 37 ans mère de famille. Elle fait la vente en détail des vivres frais( maniocs, plantains, noix de palmes et fruits) en fonction des saisons dans un marché de la place depuis 10 ans. Elle a un bonne connaissance des fournisseurs, et surtout de sa clientèle qu'elle a acquise au fil du temps grâce à son expérience dans ce domaine. Elle souhaiterai acheter des des sacs de maniocs, de noix de palmes et les régimes de plantains pour avoir un bon stocks ce qui permettra de mieux satisfaire la demande constante de sa clientèle et d'éviter les ruptures de stocks. Elle économisera son bénéfice pour non seulement agrandir son activité mais aussi subvenir aux besoins de sa 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.

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  • $2,400
    Average annual income
  • 0
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  • $1,184,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 507.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Bernadette France to purchase cassava, palm nuts, and plantains.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 10, 2012
Dec 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014