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Zoumba Group
In this Group: Foudailatou, Damata, Rosalie, Assita, Azara

Update on Zoumba Group

Mrs. Foudailatou is the representative of the Zoumba Group. She is married and the mother of four children. The eldest is 19 years old and the youngest is 21 months old. Three attend school and she has five people under her care.

She has been selling outfits (pagnes [traditional African fabric]) for three years. Mrs. Foudailatou gets her supplies from the market in neighborhood 10. Her customers are men and women.

Mrs. Foudailatou wants to purchase one and a half bales of pagne fabric.

With her savings, Mrs. Foudailatou wants to contribute to her children's school fees and to save money. She aspires to open a large pagnge store and to help with the building of their house.
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Mme Foudailatou est la représentante du groupe ZOUMBA. Elle est mariée et mère de 04 enfants. Le plus âgé a 19ans et le moins âgé a 21mois. Les 03 vont à l’école et elle a 05 personnes en charge.

Elle vend des habits (pagnes) depuis 03ans. Mme s’approvisionne au marché du secteur 10.Ses clients sont les femmes et les hommes.

Mme veut s’acheter 1 balle et demi de pagnes.

Mme avec ses économies veut participer à la scolarisation de ses enfants et épargner. Elle ambitionne ouvrir un grand magasin de pagne et aider à la construction de leur maison d’habitation.

Previous Loan Details

Mrs. Foudailatou is the representative of the Z. Group. She is married and the mother of four children ranging from 19 years to 17 months of age. Three of her children are in school, and she has five dependents. She has been selling clothing (traditional color “pagnes” fabric) for the last t... More from Zoumba Group's previous loan »

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

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This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

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 Burkina Faso

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 10
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    Burkina Faso Loans Fundraising
  • $2,495,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 494.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Zoumba Group's $725 loan helped a member to purchase one and a half bales of pagne [traditional African fabric].
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 8, 2012
Feb 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Zoumba Group. It was first posted on Kiva on Nov, 2011. Learn More