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Maze Mendi
Maze Mendi is a 46-year-old Cameroonian living in an urban area. She is married with four children. The oldest is 20 years old and in college; the youngest is five years old and in primary school.

Maze Mendi has been a tailor for over six years. In her workshop she has two regular sewing machines.

This loan will enable Maze Mendi to buy one additional bale of material to sew dresses. Her output will be increase by 40 percent. This will also increase her standard of living.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

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
  • 19
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    Cameroon Loans Fundraising
  • $1,219,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 496.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Maze Mendi buy material to sew dresses in her tailor business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 4, 2012
Dec 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014