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Sikilo Ouest Group
In this Group: Adama, Moussoukeba, Ndieme, Oumou, Koyo, Mariama, Fatoumata, Souna, Awa Sane, Biry, Faty, Diango, Kancou, Salimatou, Souadou, Mbathio, Molo, Kadiatou, Kadiatou, Fatou, Fatou, Amie Gora, Diamy, Aissatou, Alette, Sira, Maimouna
The Sikilo group was established after the creation in 1998 of the banc villageois which has the same name. The group is made up of 27 women who all live in the same neighborhood. Their main activity is small-scale retail.

Adama, (seated, third from the left) is the group's leader. She is 59 years old, married, and the mother of 7 children. For more than five years she has been selling various items at the local market. With this loan she plans to buy children's clothes to re-sell at the beginning of the school year. The profits will allow her to help her husband in paying for food and education.
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Le groupe Sikilo est né depuis la création du banc villageois portant le même nom en 1998. Il est composé de 27 femmes qui habitent le même quartier. Elles ont comme activité principale le petit commerce.

Madame Adama,(assise en troisième de la gauche vers la droite), est responsable du groupe. Elle est âgée de 59 ans, est mariée et mère de 07 enfants. Elle vendeuse d’articles divers au marché de son quartier. Activité qu’elle pratique depuis plus de 05 ans.

Avec ce prêt elle compte acheter des vêtements pour enfants en vu des les revendre durant la rentrée des classes.

Les bénéfices de son activité lui permettront de soutenir son mari dans la prise en charge alimentaire et scolaire.

Additional Information

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Senegal

  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 21
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,732,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 492.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Sikilo Ouest Group's $3,925 loan helped a member to buy children's clothes to re-sell at the beginning of the school year.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Sep 29, 2011
Oct 10, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012