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Dominique Marie Flore
Marie is a 41-year-old woman, a mother, and a merchant who sells fresh staple foods retail (tomatoes and more) according to the season. She has been doing so for nine years at a local market. She is very familiar with suppliers and especially with her customer base, which she has acquired over the course of time, thanks to her experience in this domain.

But she constantly finds herself facing inventory shortages, since she has to sell her inventory in order to get more, due to her meager capital. She would like to increase her inventory of crates of tomatoes to have plenty, enabling her to satisfy further the constant customer demand and to avoid shortages. She will save her profits not only to expand her business but also to meet the needs of her family.
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Marie est une femme de 41 ans mère de famille. Elle est commerçante et fait la vente en détail des vivres frais (tomates et autres) en fonction des saisons dans un marché de la place depuis 9 ans. elle a une bonne connaissance des fournisseurs, et surtout de sa clientèle qu'elle a acquise au fil du tempsEgrâce à son expérience dans ce domaine. Mais elle se retrouve constamment en rupture de stock parce qu'elle est obligée de faire écouler tous le stock pour pouvoir s'en procurer à nouveau ceci à cause de la petitesse de son capital. Elle souhaitera augmenter son stock de cajots de tomate pour avoir un bon stock ce qui permettra de mieux satisfaire la demande constante de sa clientèle et d'éviter les ruptures de stocks. Il économisera son bénéfice pour non seulement agrandir son activité mais aussi subvenir aux besoins de sa famille.

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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.

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  • $2,421
    Average annual income
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  • $1,168,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 502.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Dominique Marie Flore to purchase crates of tomatoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 5, 2013
Listed
Jun 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 17, 2014