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Ms. Salamata is a married mother of two children. The elder is 12 years old, and the younger is 9. Both of them go to school. She has two persons to support. She has been selling milk and yoghurt for fourteen years. She gets her supplies at the Patte d'Oie crossroad in the town of Ouagadougou. Her customers are her friends, neighbors, and those nearby.

Ms. Salamata wants to buy 2 bags of milk and 4 bags of pearl millet. She is saving money to bolster her business. Her ambition is to open a large daiguedrom and to help out her husband to take care of her family and the children's education.
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Mme Salamata est mariée et mère de 02 enfants. Le plus âgé a 12ans et le moins âgé a 09ans. Tous les 02 vont à l’école. Elle a 02 personnes en charge.

Elle vend du d’aigue et du yaourt depuis 14ans. Mme s’approvisionne au carrefour de la patte d’oie en ville à Ouagadougou. Ses clients sont ses amis, ses voisins et alentour.

Elle veut s’acheter 02 sacs de lait et 04 sacs de petit mil.

Mme économise pour renforcer son activité. Elle ambitionne ouvrir un grand daiguedrom et aider son mari à s’occuper de sa famille et de la scolarisation de ses enfants.

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About Micro Start/AFD

This loan is administered by Micro Start/AFD, Kiva’s first Field Partner in Burkina Faso. Micro Start/AFD’s mission is to improve families' living conditions in general, and those of women in particular, by facilitating access to financial and non-financial services.

Micro Start/AFD is a professional microfinance institution offering financial services, advice, and training. One of the organization’s principal aims is to collect obligatory and voluntary savings that foster clients’ financial independence. Micro Start/AFD also focuses on building female entrepreneurs’ skills in management and business administration and improving the living conditions in its clients’ communities. More information can be found on Micro Start’s Kiva Field Partner Page.

About Burkina Faso

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 11
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    Burkina Faso Loans Fundraising
  • $2,160,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 454.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Salamata to buy milk and pearl millet.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 9, 2011
Aug 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012