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Diarra is a 75 year old married woman and mother to 9 children. She has 4 grandchildren under her care.

She is a member of the "banc villageois" of Kiwi since her first loan cycle.

She belongs to the solidarity group And Jef.

Diarra is a couscous seller which she makes herself. She has been practicing this business for a long time. This is why she has good experience in this domain.

With her new 250,000 loan she is going to buy mil [African cereal] which she will make into couscous which she will resell retail in her village.

Diarra tells us that the profits generated by her business will allow her to pay for food at home.
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Diarra est une femme mariée âgée de 75 ans et mère de 9 enfants dont 4 petit fils à sa charge.
Elle est membre du banc villageois de Kiwi depuis le premier son premier cycle.
Elle appartient au groupe de solidarité AND JEF.
Diarra est vendeuse de cous cous qu'elle fabrique elle même, elle pratique cette activité depuis longtemps c'est la raison pour la qu'elle elle dispose d'une bonne expérience dans ce domaine.
Avec son nouveau crédit de 250000 elle va acheter du mil qu elle fabriquer du cous cous qu'elle va revendre dans son village au détails.
Diarra nous dit que les bénéfices générés par son activité lui permettent de payer de la nourriture à la maison.

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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.

About Senegal

  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 19
    View loans »
    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,733,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 495.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Diarra to buy mil [African cereal] and mil flour to make couscous.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Feb 2, 2012
Feb 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012