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Update on Roger

Roger, age 54, is the married father of four children aged 5 to 18 years old, all of whom are still in school. He has been running a livestock farming activity for over three years already (he buys chicks that he raises for resale). Business is booming thanks to a previous loan that allowed him to expand.

Roger is seeking a new loan to buy a large quantity of chicks and some feed, which will enable him not only to meet the needs of a growing customer base but also to bolster his profits.

The profits earned through this activity will help him to expand his business further (increasing the number of chicks to raise) and to provide for his family’s day-to-day needs.
Roger est un homme de 54 ans marié, père de 4 enfants dont l'age varie entre 5et 18 ans, tous vont encore à l'école. Il exerce une activité d'élévage depuis 3 ans déjà (il achète les poussins, les élève ensuite revend) elle fonctionne à merveille grace à son précedent crédit qui a permis d'agrandir sa ferme. Il sollicite à nouveau ce crédit pour acheter en grande quantité des poussin et aussi la provende ce qui lui permettra non seulement de satisfaire sa clientèle déjà grandissante mais aussi de réaliser un plus gros profit. Le benéfice que lui apportera ce crédit l'aidera à agrandir son activité( augmenter le nombre de poussins) et aussi à subvenir aux besoins quotidiens de sa famille.

Previous Loan Details

Roger is a 54-year-old man, married, and the father of four children, from 5 to 18 years old, all of whom are still in school. He has been working as a livestock farmer for two years already (he purchases chicks, raises them, and then sells them). Business is booming, but his capital is not great... More from Roger's previous loan »

Additional Information

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Cameroon

  • $2,400
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Cameroon Loans Fundraising
  • $1,319,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 504.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Roger to buy chicks and feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 10, 2013
Apr 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013