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This "banc villageois" was created on September 2, 2008. It is composed of women who live in the same district and from surrounding districts. The group members composing it are united by good social ties, and they have retail businesses as their main work.

Ms. Oumy is a 58-year-old widow and a mother of eight children, of whom three are boys and five are girls, who are married.

She has been active in small-scale commerce since joining the microfinance institution Caurie. She has good experience in this domain.

Her new loan of 500,000 francs will enable her to procure some merchandise (fabrics) for making clothing to be sold.

The profits generated from her business will enable her to support herself and bolster her savings at the banc villageois.
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Ce banc villageois a été crée depuis le 02/09/2008 .il regroupe des femmes du même quartier et des quartiers

environnants. Ses membres qui le composent sont unis par de bonnes relations sociales et ont comme activité

principale le petit commerce.

Madame Oumy est une femme veuve âgée de 58 ans et mère de 8 enfants dont 3 garçons et 5 filles mariées.

Elle s'active dans le petit commerce depuis son adhésion à Caurie MF.Elle dispose d'une bonne expérience dans ce domaine.

Son nouveau crédit de 500000lui permettra de se procurer de la marchandise (tissus) pour la confection d'habits destinés à la revente.

Les bénéfices générés par son activité lui permettent de subvenir à ses besoins personnels et à renforcer ses

épargnes au niveau du banc villageois.

Additional Information

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
  • 25
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,758,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 526.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Oumy to buy cloth.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 29, 2012
May 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012