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Yaye D., age 58, is a widow with seven children in her care. She has been a member of the village loan group Missirah for a year. She sells vegetables, displayed on a table, and also ice, which she sustains with the paying of the electricity bills. Yaye wants to do trade in vegetables, dried fish, smoked fish, and packaged seafood. She has already purchased an upright freezer and wants to bolster her business. Her income enables her to improve the family's well-being. She is requesting a loan that will be repaid all at once at the end of six months.
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Yaye D., 58 ans, veuve avec 07 enfants en charge est membre du banc villageois de Missirah depuis 1 an. Elle vend des légumes sur une table et de la glace aussi. Yaye veut acheter et revendre des légumes, du poisson séché, poisson fumé, fruit de mer conditionné et entretenir sa vente de glace avec le paiement de la facture d’électricité. Elle s’est déjà achetée un congélateur vertical et veut renforcer ces activités. Ses revenus lui permettent d’améliorer le bien être familial. 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
  • 35
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,085,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 516.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Yaye to buy vegetables, fish, seafood, and to make and sell ice.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Nov 27, 2008
Nov 29, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009