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Aimons Nous Group
In this Group: Fati, Zenabo, Mariam, Juliette, Brigitte
Fati represents the group Aimons Nous. Married, she is the mother of 6 children. The oldest is 17 years old and the youngest is 2 years old. Four go to school and she has 7 dependents. Fati has been selling cakes and kola nuts for 3 years. She gets her supplies at the market in her neighborhood. Her customers are women and men. Fati wants to buy herself 1 bag of small mil [African cereal] to prepare her cakes and 1 gourd of kola nuts. With her profits, she wants to improve her business. Fati has the ambition of saving and helping her husband with the family responsibilities.
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Mme FATI représente le groupe AIMONS NOUS. Marié, elle est mère de 06 enfants. Le plus âgé a 17ans et le moins âgé a 02ans. 04 vont à l’école et elle à 07 personnes à sa charge.
Mme vend des galettes et des noix de kola depuis 03ans. Elle s’approvisionne au marché de son quartier. Ses clients sont les femmes, hommes.
Mme veut s’acheter 01sac de petit mil pour préparer ses galettes et 01 calebasse de noix de kola.
Avec ses bénéfices, elle veut améliorer son activité. Mme ambitionne épargner et aider son mari pour les charges de la famille.

Additional Information

About Micro Start/AFD

This loan is administered by Micro Start/AFD, Kiva’s first Field Partner in Burkina Faso. Micro Start/AFD’s mission is to improve families' living conditions in general, and those of women in particular, by facilitating access to financial and non-financial services.

Micro Start/AFD is a professional microfinance institution offering financial services, advice, and training. One of the organization’s principal aims is to collect obligatory and voluntary savings that foster clients’ financial independence. Micro Start/AFD also focuses on building female entrepreneurs’ skills in management and business administration and improving the living conditions in its clients’ communities. More information can be found on Micro Start’s Kiva Field Partner Page.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Burkina Faso

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 4
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    Burkina Faso Loans Fundraising
  • $2,480,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 503.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Aimons Nous Group's $500 loan helped a member to buy herself 1 bag of small mil [African cereal] to prepare her cakes and 1 gourd of kola nuts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 23, 2012
Dec 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013