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Sounkar S., 45, is a married mother of four and a member of the Kadior village bank. Her business consists of buying cloth to make clothing, bags and tablecloths. The income she earns allows her to pay her family members’ daily expenses and improve their quality of life. She is requesting a loan that will be repaid in six months in one single installment.

Translated from French by Kristina Jackson, Kiva Volunteer.

Sounkar S., 45 ans, mariée, 04 enfants en charge est membre du banc villageois de Kadior. Elle mène une activité qui consiste à acheter des tissus pour confectionner des habits, des sacs et des nappes de table . Ses revenus lui permettent de participer à la dépense quotidienne et d’améliorer les conditions de vie de sa famille. Elle 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
  • 44
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 417.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Sounkar making and selling clothing, bags and tablecloths.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 26, 2008
Jul 11, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 20, 2009