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Total loan: $1,000
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Fatou Bintou


A loan of $1,000 helped to buy BAZIN and THIOUP fabric and incense.


Fatou Bintou's story

Fatou Bintou S. is a thirty-eight year old married woman and the mother of one child. She has built up a small business selling Bazin (cotton Damask) and Thioup (hand-dyed) fabrics. Her new loan will enable her to buy 30 meters of Bazin fabric, 12 pieces of Thioup and some incense. She has been a member of the COLOBANE FASS "Banc Villageois” since November 22, 2007 and has received five consecutive loans. Her goal is to contribute financially to the support of her family while increasing her level of savings.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Connie Archea



Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: June 22, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: CAURIE Microfinance, a partner of Catholic Relief Services

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: June 22, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: CAURIE Microfinance, a partner of Catholic Relief Services