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Ms. Astou is a married woman. She is 55 years old and the mother of two children. She is active in small-scale commerce selling peanut butter and dyed fabrics. With her new loan of 350,000 francs CFA, she is going to spend 30,000 francs for peanut butter and 7,000 francs for 30 lengths of dyed fabrics to sell retail in her district.

She has good experience in this domain for having done it for a long time. The profits earned enable her to bolster her business capital and to meet the food needs of her family.
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Madame Astou est une femme mariée. Elle est âgée de 55 ans et mère de deux enfants .
Elle s'active dans le petit commerce par la vente de patte d’arachide et de tissus teintés.
Avec son nouveau crédit de 350000 francs cfa elle va se payer 30000 francs de patte d’arachide et 30 coupons de tissus teintés a 7000 francs l'un qu'elle va revendre au détail au niveau de son quartier.
Elle dispose d'une bonne expérience dans ce domaine pour l'avoir pratiqué depuis longtemps.

Les bénéfices réalisés lui permettent de renforcer son fond de commerce et de prendre en charge les besoins alimentaires de sa famille.

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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.

About Senegal

  • $2,300
    Average annual income
  • 21
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,732,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 492.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Astou to purchase peanut butter and some cloth to sell retail.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 22, 2013
Jan 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013