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Fatou Kairé is 62 years old, married, and supports three children and three other adults. For three and a half years she has been a member of the Kairé village bank. She buys local products like palm oil and dried fish wholesale and sells them retail. The income from her transactions permits her to improve her standard of living. She seeks a loan that will be repaid in six months.

Translated from French by Joyce, Kiva Volunteer.

Fatou Kairé, 62 ans mariée, 03 enfants et 03 autres personnes en charge est membre du banc villageois de Kairé depuis 3 ans et demi. Elle achète des produits locaux comme l’huile de palme et le poisson sec et revend au détail. Les revenus tirés de son commerce lui permettent d’améliorer ses conditions de vie. Elle sollicite un prêt qui sera remboursé au bout de six mois en une seule échéance.

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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
  • 89
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,826,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 415.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Fatou trade in local products (palm oil, dried fish).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 29, 2008
Jul 14, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 23, 2009