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Awa A., 36, is married and has her three sisters who are enrolled in school to care for. She has been a member of the village bank Boucotte Place de Gao for two years. Her business consists in buying lengths of cloth which she re-sells in the Boucotte market where she has two little shops. The income from her business allows her to improve living conditions for her family. She is asking for a loan that will be reimbursed at the end of 6 months in one single repayment.
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Awa A., 36 ans, mariée, avec ses 3 sœurs qui sont à l’école à sa charge est membre du banc villageois de Boucotte Place de Gao depuis 2 ans. Son activité consiste à acheter des pièces de tissus qu’elle va revendre au marché Boucotte ou elle a deux cantines. Les revenus tirés de son commerce lui permettent 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
  • 91
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,835,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 458.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Awa purchase and re-sale of cloth.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 29, 2008
Sep 15, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 22, 2009