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Marème F. is 57 years old, married and mother to five children who are in her care. She has been borrowing money for four and a half years and has had nine consecutive loans. She has a business buying and selling tobacco, and her new loan will allow her to get a large quantity of supplies and expand her customer base in surrounding villages. She is contributing to the improvement of her family's living conditions, in terms of food, health and clothing for instance.
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Marème F. est âgée de 57 ans, elle est mariée et mère de 05 enfants en charge. Elle a 4 ans et demi d'expérience avec le crédit pour en avoir bénéficier à 9 fois de suite. Elle fait un commerce de tabac, et son nouveau crédit lui permettra de s'en approvisionner en grande quantité et étendre son marché dans les villages environnants. Elle participe à l'amélioration des conditions de vie de sa famille par exemple par rapport à la nourriture, la santé et l'habillement.

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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
  • 2
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,175,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 513.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Marème to get sufficient supplies of tobacco.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 11, 2010
May 12, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 16, 2010