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Marie Louise
Marie is a 46-year-old woman from Cameroon. She is a widow and the mother of five children. She owns and runs a shop in the city, where she has been selling eggs for the past three years. It is thanks to this activity that she supports her family. She has a good experience in her field and knows her suppliers well, which allows her to get a good price for her merchandise and to improve her business.

She is requesting this loan to increase her stock of goods. Profits generated thanks to this loan will allow her to expand and diversify her activity on the one hand and, on the other hand, to save some money to meet the various needs of her family (food, healthcare and schooling).
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Marie est une camerounaise de 46 ans, veuve et mère de 05 enfants. elle possède et gère une boutique de vente de d'oeufs dans un coin de la ville depuis 3 ans. C'est grace à cette activité qu'elle subvient aux besoins de sa famille. Expérimentée dans ce domaine, la bonne connaissance de ses fournisseurs lui permet d'acheter à de bon prix pour pouvoir ameliorer son activité. Elle sollicite ce crédit pour augmenter le stock de marchandises. les bénéfices générés par ce crédit lui permettront d'agrandir et diversifier son activité d'une part et économiser le reste pour subvenir aux besoins de sa famille (nutrition, santé, scolarité) d'autre part.

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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
  • 0
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    Cameroon Loans Fundraising
  • $1,211,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 501.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Marie Louise to buy eggs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 27, 2012
Jan 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013