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Total loan: $625
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Marème

Senegal
Senegal / Retail

A loan of $625 helped to buy groundnuts, millet and oranges to resell.


Marème's story

Marème is a widow and 67 years old. She is the mother of one and has two grandchildren to support.

She has been a member of the banc villageois since 2 February 2008.

She sells millet, groundnuts and seasonal fruit to individuals, and has several years' experience in this sector.

Marème will use her new loan of 300 000 francs CFA to buy the above products.

With the profits from her business she will buy food for her family and medication in case of illness.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lucy Knight



Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: January 27, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: CAURIE Microfinance, a partner of Catholic Relief Services

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Repayment schedule: At end of term
Disbursed date: January 27, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: CAURIE Microfinance, a partner of Catholic Relief Services