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Mame Bousso
Mame Bousso is part of a "Banc Villageois" loan association that was created 12 December 2009.

She is 55 years old, married and the mother of eight children including three girls. She opened a shop in a big regional city and has her son manage it. The city is where she both resupplies and sells her goods.

She plans to buy a stock of goods for her shop, that is five bags of rice at 13,000 francs each, five 20-liter cans of oil at 17,000 francs each, 15 boxes of soap at 7,500 francs each, 20 bags of candy at 500 francs each, three 50-kilo bags of sugar at 28,000 francs each, etc. This stock is replenished four times per season.

The profits generated are used to build up her savings and also help those of her children who have their own dependents and are unable to cope financially.
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Mame Bousso fait partie du Banc villageois qui a été créé le 12 décembre 2009.
Âgée de 55 ans, elle est mariée et mère de 08 enfants dont 03 filles. Elle a ouvert une échoppe dans une grande ville de la place qu'elle a laissé à la gestion de son fils. Elle s'y approvisionne et y écoule ses marchandises. Elle compte acheter un stock de marchandises pour son échoppe soit 05 sacs de riz à 13 000 F l'unité, 05 bidons d'huile de 20 L à 17 000 F l'unité, 15 cartons de savons à 7500 F le cartons, 20 sachets de bonbons à 500 F le sachet, 03 sacs de sucre de 50 Kg à 28 000 F le sac, etc. C'est un stock qui est renouvelé 04 fois dans le cycle.
Les bénéfices générés servent à renforcer son épargne et aussi à venir en aide à ses enfants qui ont leur famille à charge et dont les moyens ne suivent pas.

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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
  • 4
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,175,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 487.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Mame Bousso restock her shop with goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Nov 11, 2013
Nov 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2014