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Claudia is a widow, 45 years old, and the mother of five children, from 7 to 25 years old. Among the children, four are in school. Claudia has had a restaurant for four years now in which she sells not only food but drinks. Since her husband has died, she uses the revenues from this business to raise her children and feed them.

With this loan, she would like to buy some fish, 3 cases of drinks, and some chairs to improve her business' accommodations and to make her customers happy. Her ambition for her family is to send her oldest son to a major business school. And for her work, it is to open a second restaurant.
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Claudia est une veuve âgée de 45 ans et mère de 05 enfants dont l'âge varie entre 07 et 25 ans et parmi lesquels 04 vont à l'école. Elle un restaurant depuis 04 ans aujourd'hui dans lequel en plus de la nourriture elle y vend également de la boisson. depuis le décès de son époux, elle vit et nourrit ses enfants des revenus que lui génère cette activité. elle voudrait avec ce crédit acheter du poisson, 03 casiers de boissons et des chaises de réception pour pouvoir améliorer le cadre de son activité et satisfaire la demande de sa clientèle. elle a comme ambition pour sa famille d'envoyer son fils aîné dans une grande école de commerce, et pour son activité d'ouvrir un second restaurant.

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This loan is part of ACEP Cameroun's loan program targeting poor clients who require smaller loans thant ACEP normally disburses. The smaller loan size allows clients with micro-enterprises to borrow and repay the funds they need to grow. By supporting this loan, you are expanding financial access to entrepreneurs with very little starting capital, including many who have never taken out a loan.

About ACEP Cameroun

Agence de Crédit pour l’Entreprise Privée (ACEP) is Kiva's second Field Partner in Cameroon. Founded in 1999, ACEP has developed a strong lending methodology to serve entrepreneurs in Cameroon's urban centers such as Douala and Yaounde.

About Cameroon

  • $2,400
    Average annual income
  • 1
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  • $1,299,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 529.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Claudia to buy fish, 2 cases of hygienic beverages, and chairs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 3, 2012
Aug 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013