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Alimatou T. is a widow of 45, raising 4 children. She is requesting this loan to bolster her working capital and expand her little business selling indigo dyed cloth called "Thioup". She also sells ice cream, which is quite lucrative in this hot weather.
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Alimatou T. est une veuve de 45ans avec 4 enfants en charge. Elle sollicite ce prêt pour renforcer son capital et promouvoir son activité de vente de tissu teint à l’indigo « Thioup ». Elle fait en même temps un petit commerce de crème et de glace, très rentable en cette période de chaleur.

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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
  • 1
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  • $15,265,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 495.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Alimatou purchase and re-sale of dyed cloth and ice cream.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 17, 2009
Apr 10, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009