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Christine is a 46-year-old woman, married and mother of six children. For the past nine years she has cooked and sold cassava roots in one of the city's neighborhoods.

She is requesting this loan to bolster her stock of raw ingredients by buying cassava tubers wholesale. This will increase her sales and profits, which will be reinvested to expand her business activity.
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christine est une femme de 46 ans, marié et mère de 6 enfants. elle cuisine et vend des bâtons de manioc depuis 9 ans dans un quartier de la ville. elle sollicite ce crédit pour renforcer son stock de matières premières en achetant des tubercules de manioc en gros afin d’accroître les ventes et les bénéfices. les profits générés vont être réinjectés dans l'activité pour l'agrandir.

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More information about this loan

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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  • $2,400
    Average annual income
  • 0
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  • $1,197,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 483.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Christine buy raw ingredients (cassava).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 4, 2013
Oct 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014