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Vanessa Sylvie
Vanessa is a 30 year old woman, married mother to 3 children whose age varies between 5 and 15 years, and they are all in school. She also has another dependent. She is a seamstress and opened a workshop that she has been managing for 4 years in a neighborhood of the capital. Her dynamism, her know-how and her creativity have allowed her to grow a considerable clientèle.

She would like to have a sewing machine that "does everything" to increase the diligence in the work thus the necessity of this business loan because her capital does not allow her to buy one. This will allow her to satisfy the demand and increase her profit margin. The profits resulting from this loan will be reinvested in her business to expand it.
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vanessa est une femme agée de 30 ans, mariée mère de 3 enfants dont l'age varie entre 05 et 15 ans, ils sont tous scolarisés. Elle a aussi une autre personne à sa charge. elle est couturière et a ouvert un atelier qu'elle gère depuios 4 ans dans un quartier de la capitale . son dynamisme, son savoir faire et sa créativité lui ont permis d'accroitre une clientèle considérable. Elle souhaiterai avoir une machine à coudre "fait tout" pour augmenter de diligence dans travail d'où la necessité de ce crédit pour activité parce que son capital de lui permet pas de s'en procurer. ceci lui permettra de satisfaire la demande et augmenter sa marge bénéficiare. les bénéfices issus de ce crédit seront réinvestis dans son activté pour l'agrandir.

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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
  • 6
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    Cameroon Loans Fundraising
  • $1,305,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 522.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Vanessa Sylvie to buy a sewing machine that "does everything".
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 22, 2012
Aug 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013