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Diaye Sounkar
Diaye Sounkar B. is a 62-year old woman; she is a widow and mother to seven children. She has been a member of the Banc Villageois in BAKIDIOTO since 12th June 2005. She has a small business, and with the arrival of CAURIE-MF in her village, she began to sell tea, sugar, cigarettes, matches etc. After six years, she built premises from which she sells various products and foodstuffs. The profits she makes allow her to cover her family's expenses (food and her children's schooling).

With this loan she wants to reinforce the capital of the shop she has been managing since she became a member of the program. She would like to make more money to be able to provide for her children's schooling.
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Diaye Sounkar B. est une femme de 62 ans; elle est veuve et mère de 07 enfants. Elle est membre du Banc Villageois de BAKIDIOTO depuis le 12 juin 2005. Elle fait un petit commerce, et avec l'avènement de CAURIE-MF dans son village, elle a commence son activité par la vente de thé, sucre, cigarette, allumettes etc. Au bout de six ans, elle a construit un local où elle vend divers produits et denrées de alimentaires. Les profits qu'elle en tire lui permettent d'assurer ses charges familiales de veuve(nourriture et éducation des enfants)
Avec elle souhaite renforcer le capital de sa boutique qu'elle gère depuis qu'elle est membre du programme. Elle souhaiterait faire plus de revenus afin de pouvoir prendre en charge l'éducation de ses enfants.

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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
  • 25
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,756,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 527.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Diaye Sounkar strengthen her investment capital in order to reinforce her shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 19, 2010
Jun 21, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011