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Fama T., married with one child and responsible for four other girls, has been a member of the village bank of Diaobé for three and a half years. She would like a loan to buy rice, oil, jumbo (bouillon cubes), vegetables, and meat in order to continue her catering business that she has been managing for ten years. The income earned from her business enables her to improve her family's well-being. This loan will be repaid all at once at the end of six months.

Translated from French by Dan Kuey, Kiva Volunteer

Fama T., mariée, avec 01 enfants et 04 autres filles en charge est membre du banc villageois de Diaobé depuis trois ans et demi. Elle veut un prêt pour acheter du riz, de l’huile, du jumbo, des légumes et de la viande pour poursuivre son activité de restauration qu’elle mène depuis dix ans. Les revenus tirés de son activité lui permettent d’améliorer le bien être familial. Ce prêt sollicité sera remboursé au bout de six mois en une seule échéance.

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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
  • 4
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,175,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 414.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Fama to buy rice, oil, jumbo, vegetables, and meat for her restaurant.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 18, 2008
Apr 3, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 11, 2008