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Mme SETOU is married and the mother of 2 children. The elder is 10 and the younger 8 years old. They both go to school. She has 4 dependents. She has been selling damask 'pagnes' for 30 years. She buys her stock in Mali. Her customers are both men and women. She wants to buy 10 outfits made of damask and 30 outfits made of Hytarget traditional cloth. She retains her profits as savings. Her ambition is to open a shop and to assure her childrens' education.
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Mme SETOU est mariée et mère de 02 enfants. Le plus âgé a 10ans et le moins âgé a 08ans. Ils vont tous à l’école. Elle a 04 personnes en charge.

Elle vend de pagnes bazins depuis 30ans. Elle s’approvisionne au Mali. Ses clients sont les femmes et hommes.

Elle veut s’acheter 10 complet de pagnes bazins et 30 complet de pagnes hytarget.

Mme épargne ses bénéfices. Elle ambitionne ouvrir un magasin et assurer la scolarité de ses enfants.

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
  • 4
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    Burkina Faso Loans Fundraising
  • $2,480,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 492.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Setou to buy 10 outfits made of damask and 30 outfits made of Hytarget traditional cloth.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 11, 2011
Jan 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012