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Awa G. is 53 years old, widowed with 7 children and 10 other people in her care, and has been a member of the village bank of Lélo in Thiès for 8 years. She is seeking a loan to buy and re-sell local fruit such as mangoes. With her income, she improves the living conditions of her children. The loan she is asking for will be reimbursed at the end of six months in a single payment

Translated from French by Vilas Menon, Kiva Volunteer

Awa G., 53 ans, veuve avec 07 enfants et 10 autres personnes en charge est membre du banc villageois de Lélo à Thiès depuis 8 ans. Elle veut un prêt pour acheter et revendre des fruits locaux comme les mangues. Avec ses revenus elle améliore les conditions de vie de ses enfants. Le prêt qu'elle sollicite 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
  • 25
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $14,758,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 428.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Awa to sell local fruit.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 25, 2008
Aug 10, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 21, 2009