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Agathe is a 48-year-old woman, a widow and mother of five children who are between 25 and 16 years old. Three of her children are still in school. For 11 years she has been a retailer in a market in the area where she sells used clothing (children's clothing).

Her activity is successful thanks to the good quality of her merchandise and to the customers she has developed and whose loyalty she has secured over time. She would like to increase her stock of goods with the approaching holiday season; this will not only increase her sales, but also her profit margin.

The profits will be reinvested in part to expand her activity but the rest will allow her to provide for the needs of her family.
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Agathe est une femme de 48 ans, veuve et mère de cinq enfants dont l'âge vari entre 25 et 16 ans. Parmi ses enfants, trois vont encore à l'école. Elle est commerçante dans un marché de la place depuis 11 ans ou elle vend la friperie (vêtements pour enfants). son activité fonctionne bien grâce à la bonne qualité de ses marchandises et la clientèle qu'elle a acquise et fidélisée au fil du temps. Elle souhaiterait avoir augmenter son stock de marchandises avec l'approche des fêtes de fin d'année ceci augmentera non seulement ses ventes, mais aussi sa marge bénéficiaire. bénéfice qui réinvesti en partie dans son activité pour l'agrandir mais le reste lui permettra de 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.

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  • $2,400
    Average annual income
  • 1
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    Cameroon Loans Fundraising
  • $1,317,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 482.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BEAC (XAF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Agathe to buy goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 28, 2013
Dec 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 13, 2015