Gaston is 49 years old, married, and has three children. He has owned and run a chair-making workshop in the town for the past 20 years. He would like to use the loan he has requested to buy raw materials (wood, foam, screws and glue) to increase his sales and profits. The profits he makes will allow him to take care of his family and expand his business.
Gaston est un homme de 49 ans, marié et père de 3 enfants. il possède et gère un atelier de fabrication de chaises dans un coin de la ville depuis 20 ans. Avec le crédit sollicite, il désire acheter du matériel de travail (bois, mousse, vis, colle à bois) pour augmenter ses ventes et par la suite réaliser son profit. Les bénéfices générés vont permettre de s'occuper des sa famille d'une part, et d'agrandir son activité d'autre part.
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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.