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Awa Sikina
Awa Sikina Sané is married and caring for one child, and has been a member of the Bignona Water Tower village bank for five and a half years. She buys a variety of products such as fruits, dried fish, and peanuts to make peanut butter, to retail. She wants to strengthen her business to increase her income. Awa is seeking a loan that she will reimburse with a single payment in six months.

Translated from French by Liana Bianchi, Kiva Volunteer

Awa Sikina Sané, Mariée, 01 enfant en charge est membre du banc villageois de Château d’eau Bignona depuis 5 ans et demi. Elle achète divers produits comme des fruits (mangues et mad), du poisson sec et des arachides pour faire de la pâte d’arachide et vendre. Elle veut renforcer son commerce pour augmenter ses revenus Awa sollicite un prêt qui sera remboursé au bout de six mois en une seule échéance.

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About CAURIE Micro Finance

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.

About Senegal

  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 46
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 416.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Awa Sikina selling peanut butter, dried fish, and fruit.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 17, 2008
Jul 3, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 1, 2009