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Wendbenedo Group
In this Group: Poko Anne, Judith, Zalissa

Update on Wendbenedo Group

Mme POKO ANNE is the responsible person for the group called WENDBENEDO. She is in good health, married and the mother of three children. The oldest is 13 and the youngest four years old. All three attend school. She is responsible for five persons.

She has been selling clothing, shoes and lengths of African print cloth for nine years. She buys her wares in the Sector 10 market in town. Her customers are men and women.
Mme POKO ANNE wants to buy 10 lengths of African print cloth, 20 pairs of shoes, and 10 dozen outfits for children. She wants to put aside her profit as savings. Her ambition is to expand her activity and take better care of her family.
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Mme POKO ANNE est responsable du groupe WENDBENEDO. Elle se porte bien. Mariée, elle est mère de 03 enfants. Le plus âgé a 13ans et le moins âgé a 04ans.03 vont à l’école. Elle a 05 personnes en charge.
Mme vend des habits, chaussures et pagnes depuis 09ans. Elle s’approvisionne au marché de secteur 10 en ville. Ses clients sont les hommes et femmes.
Elle veut s’acheter 10pièces de pagnes, 20paires de chaussures et 10 douzaines d’habits pour enfants.
Elle veut épargner ses bénéfices. Elle ambitionne étendre les limites de son activité et mieux s’occuper de sa famille.

Previous Loan Details

Poko Anne is the head of the Wendbenedo group. She is a good person, is married, and has two children. The oldest of her children is 13, while the youngest is 3 years of age. One of her children goes to school, and she has two people under her care. Poko Anne has worked for the past eight year... More from Wendbenedo Group's previous loan »

Additional Information

About Micro Start/AFD

This loan is administered by Micro Start/AFD, Kiva’s first Field Partner in Burkina Faso. Micro Start/AFD’s mission is to improve families' living conditions in general, and those of women in particular, by facilitating access to financial and non-financial services.

Micro Start/AFD is a professional microfinance institution offering financial services, advice, and training. One of the organization’s principal aims is to collect obligatory and voluntary savings that foster clients’ financial independence. Micro Start/AFD also focuses on building female entrepreneurs’ skills in management and business administration and improving the living conditions in its clients’ communities. More information can be found on Micro Start’s Kiva Field Partner Page.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

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This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.


About Burkina Faso

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 4
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    Burkina Faso Loans Fundraising
  • $1,863,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 496.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Wendbenedo Group's $1,075 loan helped a member to buy 10 lengths of African print cloth, 20 pairs of shoes, and 10 dozen outfits for children.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 12, 2013
Jul 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 21, 2014