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Esther is a 49-year-old woman who has been selling smoked fish, tomatoes, and green vegetables from her stall for 15 years. She benefits from extensive experience in her field. This has allowed her to build a considerable customer base.

Esther wants to use this loan to buy ten sacks of cocoyams, some plantains, and two sacks of smoked fish. This will allow her to diversify her merchandise and better meet the demands of her customers. The income this generates will enable Esther to better support her family. Her goal is to open a smokehouse.
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Esther est une dame âgée de 49 ans qui a comme activité un comptoir sur lequel elle vend du poisson fumé, des tomates, condiments vert depuis 15 ans déjà. elle bénéficie de ce fait d'une bonne expérience dans le domaine, ce qui lui permis de constituer avec le temps un portefeuille clientèle considérable. elle voudrait avec ce crédit acheter 10 sacs de macabo, du plantain, deux sacs de poisson fumés afin de diversifier ses produits pour pouvoir mieux répondre aux sollicitations de sa clientèle.
les bénéfices générés lui permettront de mieux subvenir aux besoins de sa famille. elle a pour ambition d'ouvrir un fumoir

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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
  • 0
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    Cameroon Loans Fundraising
  • $1,209,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 514.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Esther to buy ten sacks of cocoyams, some plantains, and two sacks of smoked fish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 16, 2012
Nov 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014