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Fatou
Fatou S., age 42, is married and has four children in her care. She has been a member of the village bank of Simbandi Brassou for six and a half years. She wants a loan to buy brooms and peanuts at the weekly markets and to resell them in Kaolack. The income derived from her commerce enables her to improve the living conditions, health, and education of the children. The loan she is requesting will be repaid all at once at the end of six months.


Translated from French by Daniel Kuey, Kiva volunteer





Fatou S., 42ans, mariée, 04enfants en charge est membre du banc villageois de Simbandi Brassou depuis 6 ans et demi. Elle veut un prêt pour acheter des balaies et des arachides au niveau des marchés hebdomadaires pour les revendre à Kaolack. Les revenus tirés de son commerce lui permettent d’améliorer les conditions de vie, la santé et la scolarité des enfants. Le prêt qu’elle sollicite sera remboursé au bout de six mois en une seule échéance.

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The mission of CAURIE Micro Finance is to contribute sustainably and to offer microfinance services adapted to impoverished micro-entrepreneurs, primarily women, based on the principles of ‘credit for the poor’ and on microfinance best practices, all while investing in order to become financially independent.

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  • $1,759
    Average annual income
  • 43
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  • $13,041,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 421.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Fatou to buy peanuts and brooms to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Jun 24, 2008
Listed
Jun 5, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Dec 31, 2008