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Jean Merlin
Jean Merlin is a young man, 37 years old, who has one child to support. After his studies, he got started in the small-scale commerce of snacks (candies, cookies, chewing gum, chocolates,…) and general merchandise (cigarettes, powdered soaps, toothbrushes,…) He includes the sale of phone minutes, commonly called CALL-BOX. In any case, he is requesting a loan enabling him to distribute large amounts of phone minutes and to increase his stock of merchandise. The profits generated are going to diversify his business and improve his living conditions.
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Jean Merlin est un jeune homme de 37 ans avec à sa charge 01 enfant. après ses études,il s'est lancé dans le petit commerce de friandises ( bonbons,biscuits,chewing-gums,chocolats..)et autres produits divers ( cigarettes,savon en poudre, brosse à dents..).il associe à cette vente,la commercialisation du credit de communication appellé vulgairement " sollicite cependant un credit qui va lui permettre de distribuer en grande quantité son credit de communication, et augmenter son stock de marchandises.les bénéfices générés vont servir à diversifier son activité 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.

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  • $2,400
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Cameroon Loans Fundraising
  • $1,190,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 487.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Jean Merlin to increase her stock of merchandise (candies, cookies, chocolates) and also phone minute to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 31, 2013
Feb 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 1, 2013