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Sophie S. is 41 years old. She is married and has no children of her own, but she is the guardian of six children who have been entrusted to her care by relatives and/or close friends. She has been a member of the Banc Villageois in DIAMAKHEUL for seven years and has had 14 consecutive loans; she has never had any problem repaying these. She has a sheep fattening activity, and her loan will allow her to develop her business by purchasing 15 sheep, fattening them up and selling them after four to five months at weekly markets in her town. She is contributing to the improvement of her family's living conditions.
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Sophie S. Est âgée de 41 ans, elle est mariée sans enfants mais tutrice de 6 enfants qui lui sont confiés par des parents et/ou proches. Elle est membre du Banc Villageois de DIAMAKHEUL depuis 7 ans et a 14 fois de suite bénéficié de crédit et n'a jamais eu de problème. Elle fait de l'embouche ovine et son prêt lui permettra de mieux développer son activité par l'achat de 15 moutons, de les engraisser et revendre au bout de 4 à 5 mois au niveau des marchés hebdomadaires de sa localité. Elle participe à l'amélioration de conditions de vie de sa famille.

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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
  • 5
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,175,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 486.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Sophie to increase her self-financing capacity.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 25, 2010
Apr 21, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2010