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About ACFIME:ACFIME is a microfinance institution in Burkina Faso that provides loans to women and farmers in low-income communities. Kiva funding allows ACFIME to offer solidarity loans to groups of women and agricultural loans to farmers who struggle to receive loans from other microfinance institutions in the country. With Kiva funding, ACFIME has the capacity to have a huge impact on the economic and social-well being of the most marginalized people in Burkina Faso.
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.
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