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Kadidiatou Bassène
Kadidiatou Bassène D. is married and has 2 children of whom she takes care. She has been a member of the Gadapara village bank in Kolda for the past 4 and a half years. She owns a restaurant and has always grown and evolved in this sector. Her restaurant is very accessible to mechanics and tradesmen in the area who constitute a large portion of her customers. She currently employs two women. She would like to grow her small business, and in turn, increase her income. Kadidiatou is asking for a loan which will be repaid in a single payment after six months.

Translated from French by Ivana Kostic, Kiva Volunteer.

Kadidiatou Bassène D., mariée, 02 enfants en charge est membre du banc villageois de Gadapara à Kolda depuis 4 ans et demi. Elle est restauratrice et a toujours évolué dans ce secteur. Son restaurant est très accessible aux mécaniciens et boutiquiers qui constituent une bonne part de la clientèle. Elle emploi deux femmes qu’elle paie. Elle veut renforcer son commerce pour augmenter ses revenus Kadidiatou sollicite un prêt qui sera remboursé au bout de six mois en une seule échéance.

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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
  • 2
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,175,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 418.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Kadidiatou Bassène purchase of supplies for restaurant.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 3, 2008
Jul 12, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 20, 2009