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Oumou's Group
In this Group: Oumou, Sokhna
This group is composed of two women living in the same village and having diverse work, such as livestock farming, sewing, and small-scale commerce. The women belong to the same 'banc villageois'.

Ms. Oumou, the featured borrower, is 37 years old; she is a married women without children. She has a small business selling farm produce. She also raises poultry. In the photo, she is the one standing at the right dressed in a white-speckled mauve outfit, and her left hand is raised.

She stocks up on peanuts, black-eyed peas, millet… at the market in their town.

With her loan, she would like to purchase some chickens for livestock farming, some peanuts, and some black-eyed peas, so as to earn more sales income.

She would like to use her profits to bolster her savings, ultimately to obtain a larger loan, and to ensure a better future for herself.
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Ce groupe constitué de deux femmes qui habitant le même village et qui mènent diverses activités telles que l'élevage, la couture et le petit commerce font partie du même banc villageois.

Madame Oumou l'emprunteur vedette est âgée de 37 ans; c'est une femme mariée sans enfant ; elle mène une activité de petit commerce de produits agricoles, elle fait aussi de l'aviculture. Sur la photo elle est debout à droite vêtue en mauve tachetée de blanc et a levé la main gauche.

Elle s'approvisionne en arachide, niébé, marché de leur localité.

Avec son prêt elle souhaite acheter des poulets pour l'aviculture, de l'arachide et du niébé pour ainsi se faire plus de revenus à la vente.

Elle souhaite avec ses bénéfices renforcer son épargne afin d'obtenir un prêt plus élevé et s'assurer un meilleur avenir.

Additional Information

About CAURIE Micro Finance

The mission of CAURIE Micro Finance is to contribute sustainably and to offer microfinance services adapted to impoverished micro-entrepreneurs, primarily women, based on the principles of ‘credit for the poor’ and on microfinance best practices, all while investing in order to become financially independent.

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 Senegal

  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 24
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,756,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 492.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Oumou's Group's $1,025 loan helped a member to purchase peanuts and various farm produce to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Dec 27, 2012
Jan 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013