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Catherine S., age 61, is married and has two young sons to support. She has been a member of the village council of Vélingara Foulbé for seven and a half years. She wants to buy pigs, feed, and vaccine, and to improve the shelter for her business in raising livestock and commerce in pork. Her income enables her to cover the costs of food and schooling of her young sons. The loan she's requesting will be repaid all at once at the end of six months.
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Catherine S., 61 ans est mariée avec 02 petits fils en charge est membre du banc villageois de Vélingara Foulbé depuis 7 ans et demi. Elle veut acheter des pourceaux, des aliments, des vaccins et améliorer l'abri pour son activité d'élevage et commerce de porcs. Ses revenus lui permettent de prendre en charge la nourriture et la scolarité de ses petits fils. 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.

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  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 35
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  • $14,085,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 515.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Catherine to buy, raise, and sell pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Feb 10, 2009
Feb 27, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2009