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Marie Justine
Marie Justine is a 38-year-old woman who cultivates palm oil and pond-raises fish.

Specifically, she cultivates palm trees. And after harvesting the nuts, she makes them into palm oil [that she can] sell. She extracts the oil manually, which not only takes a lot of time but also does not allow her to make a large quantity.

With this loan, she would like to buy a mechanical press. This will allow her to easily extract the oil which will increase her production capacity.

The earnings will allow her to better ensure the education of her children.
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Marie Justine est une dame âgée de 38 ans qui mène comme activité la culture de palmier à huile et l'élevage de poisson dans un étang. concrètement elle cultive les palmiers à huile et après récolte des noix de palme, elle les transforme elle même en huile de palme destinée à la vente. elle extrait de l'huile manuellement, ce qui non seulement lui prend beaucoup de temps mais également ne lui permet pas de produire en grande quantité. elle voudrait avec ce crédit acheter un pressoir mécanique qui lui permettra d'extraire facilement de l'huile, mais va aussi augmenter sa capacité de production.
les revenus lui permettront de mieux assurer l'éducation de ses enfants.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

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
  • $1,192,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 506.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Marie Justine to buy a mechanical press.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 19, 2013
Mar 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014