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Françoise D. is a 47 year-old woman. She is a widow and lives with her seven children.

She has been a member of the “Banc Villageois” for six and a half years and has received 13 consecutive loans, and never had a problem paying back.
Since she became a member of the “Banc Villageois” in 2003 she has had a small retail business where she sells dyed fabric. She masters this trade very well and she derives her profit. That has helped her to a house for her offspring.

The reason for her loan is to strengthen her activity. Her goal is to provide for her children and to meet her personal needs.
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Françoise D. est une femme de 47 ans, elle est veuve et vit avec ses 7 enfants en charge. Elle est membre de Banc Villageois depuis 6 ans et demi et a 13 fois de suite bénéficié de crédit et n’a jamais eu de problème de remboursement. Elle fait un petit commerce de tissus teinté depuis son adhésion dans le Banc Villageois en 2003. Une activité qu’elle maitrise bien et qui lui procure des bénéfices qui l’ont aidé à construire une maison pour sa progéniture. L’objet de son crédit est de renforcer son activité et son objectif est de prendre en charge ses enfants et de répondre à ses besoins personnels.

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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
  • 4
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,175,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 550.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Françoise to strengthen her fabric retail business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 21, 2010
Jun 10, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 7, 2011