Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Mrs. Haoua is a married mother of 5. The oldest is 50 and the youngest is 35. Nobody attends school. She takes care of 6 people.

She has been selling firewood for 10 years. She stocks up at sector 28 Ouagadougou. Her customers are her neighbors.

She wants to buy a firewood truck.

Mrs. Haoua wants to get her urban habitation permit (P.U.H.) with her savings. She hopes to build a house to live in.
View original language description ↓
Mme HAOUA est mariée et mère de 05 enfants. Le plus âgé a 50ans et le moins âgé a 35ans. Personne ne va à l’école. Elle a 06 personnes en charge.

Elle vend de bois de chauffe depuis 10ans. Elle s’approvisionne au secteur 28 Ouagadougou. Ses clients sont les voisins.

Elle veut s’acheter un camion du bois de chauffe.

Mme veut acquérir son permis urbain d’habitation(P.U.H) avec économies. Elle ambitionne construire une maison d’habitation.

Additional Information

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
  • 9
    View loans »
    Burkina Faso Loans Fundraising
  • $2,495,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 462.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Haoua to buy a firewood truck.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 18, 2011
Nov 4, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012