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Jeanne is married and a mother of five children. The eldest child is 27 years old and the youngest is 9 years old. Five of the children go to school.

Jeanne has been selling cakes for ten years. She procures her goods from local stores. She would like to buy three sacs of wheat flour, three drums of oil, one rack of wood, and three sacs of yeast.

Jeanne wants to use her earnings to help her family. She plans to one day open a shop and sell basic goods.
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Mme JEANNE est mariée et mère de 05enfants. Le plus âgé a 27ans et le moins âgé a 09ans. Les 05 vont à l’école.
Elle vend des gâteaux depuis 10ans. Mme s’approvisionne dans les boutiques de son secteur.
Elle veut s’acheter 03sacs de farine de blé, 03bidons d’huile, 01rangée de bois et 03sachets de levures.
Mme veut utiliser ses bénéfices pour aider sa famille. Elle ambitionne ouvrir un magasin pour stocker sa matière première.

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About Micro Start/AFD

This loan is administered by Micro Start/AFD, Kiva’s first Field Partner in Burkina Faso. Micro Start/AFD’s mission is to improve families' living conditions in general, and those of women in particular, by facilitating access to financial and non-financial services.

Micro Start/AFD is a professional microfinance institution offering financial services, advice, and training. One of the organization’s principal aims is to collect obligatory and voluntary savings that foster clients’ financial independence. Micro Start/AFD also focuses on building female entrepreneurs’ skills in management and business administration and improving the living conditions in its clients’ communities. More information can be found on Micro Start’s Kiva Field Partner Page.

About Burkina Faso

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 8
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    Burkina Faso Loans Fundraising
  • $2,151,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 471.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Jeanne to buy three sacs of wheat flour, three drums of oil, one rack of wood, and three sacs of yeast.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 18, 2014
May 10, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2015