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Wakakooma Group
In this Group: Aminata, Clarisse, Bambaba Dorothe, Aliguetou, Mengaye Solange
Mrs. Aminata is in charge of the Wakakooma group. She is married and the mother of a 6 year old who goes to school. She has two dependents.

She has been selling firewood and charcoal for 3 years. She gets home delivery of the firewood and buys her charcoal from local wholesalers. Her clients are both men and women.

She would like to buy six bags of charcoal. She would like to bolster her business with her profits. She would like to grow her business and help her husband with the household expenses.
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Mme AMINATA est responsable du groupe WAKAKOOMA. Mariée, elle est mère d‘un enfant. Il à 06ans et va à l’école. Mme a 02 personnes en charge.
Mme vend du bois de chauffe et charbon depuis 03ans. Elle s’approvisionne par livraison à domicile pour le bois et chez les grossistes du quartier pour le charbon. Ses clients sont les hommes et femmes.
Elle veut s’acheter 06 sacs de charbon.
Elle veut renforcer son activité avec ses bénéfices. Mme ambitionne agrandir son commerce 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
  • 8
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    Burkina Faso Loans Fundraising
  • $2,151,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 501.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Wakakooma Group's $500 loan helped a member to buy six bags of charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 7, 2012
Jan 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013