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Catherine is a young 34-year-old Cameroonian. She is married and a mother of four children, of whom the oldest is 10 years old and the youngest is three years old.

Catherine owns a food kiosk in a part of the city, where she sells basic goods.

Catherine does not have a consistent flow of stock, so she would like to buy some cartons of refined oil, pasta, and soap with her loan.

Earnings will be put back into her business and will also allow her to ensure the well-being of her family.
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Catherine est une jeune camerounaise de 34 ans. mariée et mère de 04 enfants donc le plus âgé a 10 ans et le moins âgé 03 ans, elle possède une mini alimentation dans un quartier de la ville ou elle vends les produits de première nécessité. ne disposant pas d'un stock assez consistant de marchandises, Catherine souhaite avec l'argent du crédit acheter: les cartons d'huile raffinée, de pâtes alimentaires, savons. les bénéfices obtenus seront réinjectés dans l'activité et permettront également à Catherine d'assurer le bien être 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
  • 0
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    Cameroon Loans Fundraising
  • $1,320,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 494.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Cathérine to buy basic goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 6, 2013
Sep 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014