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Safiétou Mané, age 48, is married and the mother of two children who are in her care. She has been a member of the village loan group of Kandé Alassane for eight years and wants to buy a refrigerator, sacks of "monkey bread" (the fruit of the baobab tree), and some sugar to make and sell ice, juices, and ice cream. Her wish is to bolster her business to improve her family's living conditions. The loan she is requesting will be repaid all at once at the end of six months.
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Safiétou Mané, 48 ans, mariée mère de 02 enfants à sa charge est membre du banc villageois de Kandé Alassane depuis 8 ans. Elle veut acheter un réfrigérateur, des sacs de pain de singe (fruit du baobab), du sucre pour préparer et vendre des glaces, des jus et des crèmes glacées. Son souhait est de renforcer son activité afin d’améliorer les conditions de vie de sa famille. 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

  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 46
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,564,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 465.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Safiétou to buy a refrigerator, baobab fruit, and sugar to make ice, juices and ice cream.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Dec 20, 2008
Dec 29, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2009