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Assanaw's Group
In this Group: Assanaw, Makissa Saw, Salimata, Housseye, Fatoumata, Mariama, Awa, Fatoumata, Kondedia, Ansarou, Mariatou, Kadidiatou, Fatoumata Bintou, Yacine, Ansatou, Adama, Awa Sana, Fatoumata Binta, Housseynatou, Fante, Asmaou, Fatoumata, Fanta, Ansatou
This group is made up of women who are very active in this "banc villageois", which was created in May of 2010. They all live in the same district and get along well. They are primarily small retailers.

Assanaw (sitting on the far right and raising her hand) is the featured borrower. She is 38 years old, married and the mother of 5 children (3 boys and 2 girls) and is also taking care of 2 of her nephews. She buys and sells groundnuts. She buys bags of unshelled groundnuts, shells them and resells them in 1-kilo pots. She plans to use this loan to buy at least 8 bags of unshelled groundnuts at a maximum price of 8 000 francs per bag. The profits generated by her business will allow her to buy a few sheets of zinc so that she can help her husband to finish off their house.
Ce groupe est composé de femmes très actives dans ce banc villageois créé en Mai 2010. Elles sont toutes issues du même quartier et ont une bonne entente entre elles. Elles ont comme activité principale le petit commerce.

Madame Assanaw (assise à l’extrême droite avec une main levée), est l’emprunteuse vedette du groupe, âgée de 38 ans, elle est mariée et mère de 05 enfants (03 garçons et 02 filles), elle prend en charge aussi deux de ses neveux. Son activité s’inscrit dans l’achat et la vente de graines d’arachide. Elle achète le sac d’arachide non décortiqué, elle procède au décorticage puis la revend par pot d’un kilo.

Avec ce prêt elle compte s’acheter au moins 08 sacs d’arachide non décortiqué au prix maximum de 8 000 F CFA le sac.

Les bénéfices de son activité lui permettront d’acheter quelles que feuilles de Zinc pour aider son mari dans la finition de leur maison.

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
  • 25
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,746,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 494.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Assanaw's Group's $2,800 loan helped a member to buy 8 bags of unshelled groundnuts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 9, 2013
Aug 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014