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Rachel is a 40-year-old Cameroonian, unmarried, and the mother of two children, of whom the oldest is 11 years old, and the youngest is 7; both go to school. Rachel has been selling bush meat and drinks for nearly fifteen years. Facing an ever-growing customer base, she would like to use these loan funds to purchase more bush meat and to increase her stock of drinks. The profits obtained will be reinvested into her business and will also enable her provide for her family.
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Rachel est une femme camerounaise de 40 ans.Célibataire et mère de 2 enfants dont le plus âgé a 11 ans et le plus jeune 7 ans; les 2 vont à l'école; Rachel fait dans la vente de viande de brousse et boisson depuis près de 15 ans.Faisant face à une clientèle sans cesse grandissante, Rachel souhaite avec l'argent du crédit acheter plus de viande de brousse et augmenter son stock de boisson. L es bénéfices obtenus seront réinjectés dans l'activité et permettront également à Rachel de pouvoir subvenir aux besoins de sa famille.

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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.

About Cameroon

  • $2,400
    Average annual income
  • 6
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    Cameroon Loans Fundraising
  • $1,321,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 489.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Rachel to purchase food supplies to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 20, 2013
Jun 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 13, 2014