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Mame D., age 49, is married and has four children in her care. She has been a member of the village bank of Château d’eau Bignona for three years. She does business in shoes and second-hand clothing next to the TOTAL station. Mame buys merchandise in Dakar for resale in Bignona. She want to bolster her business to better help her family. The loan that she is requesting will be repaid all at once at the end of six months.

Translated from French by Daniel Kuey, Kiva volunteer

Mame D., 49 ans, mariée avec 04 enfants en charge est membre du banc villageois de Château d’eau Bignona depuis 3 ans et demi. Elle fait un commerce de friperies et de chaussures à coté de la station TOTAL. Mame achète la marchandise à Dakar pour revendre à Bignona Elle veut renforcer son activité pour mieux aider sa famille. Le prêt qu’elle sollicite 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
  • 37
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,234,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 413.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Mame to buy and resell second-hand clothing and shoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 27, 2008
Jul 5, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 18, 2009