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Mariama Sané is 42 years old, married and has six school-aged children. She has been a member of the Médina Plateau village bank for seven and a half years, and is in the business of buying and selling peanuts, lemons and monkey bread fruit (baobab fruit). The peanuts are processed into peanut butter, and then sold in 5-kilogram containers. Mariama wants to expand her business in order to better support her children. The loan that she is requesting will be repaid in a single payment at the end of six months.
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Mariama Sané, 42 ans est mariée et a en charge 06 enfants qui vont à l’école. Elle est membre du banc villageois de Médina Plateau depuis 7 ans et demi. Son activité consiste à acheter et revendre des arachides, du citron et du pain de singe (fruit du baobab). Les arachides seront transformées en pâte d’arachide puis vendu par seau de 5 kg. Elle veut renforcer son commerce pour mieux assister ses enfants. Le prêt qu'elle sollicite 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

  • $1,759
    Average annual income
  • 10
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $13,150,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 516.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Mariama purchase of lemons, monkey bread fruit, and peanuts for making peanut butter.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Nov 18, 2008
Nov 27, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009