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Oumy is a 39-year-old woman who is a married mother of seven children, including two boys. Her main work involves fattening cattle and pigs. She is going to purchase two head of cattle at 175,000 francs each and resell them at 300,000 francs each. She is also purchasing ten suckling pigs at 18,000 francs each. She raises and resells them at 25,000 francs each. The rest of the money will be used to cover the veterinarian and feed costs. The profits will be used for the children’s education and also to meet family expenses (healthcare and food).
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Oumy est une femme âgée de 39 ans. Elle est mariée et mère de 07 enfants dont 02 garçons. Elle fait comme activité principale de l'embouche bovine et porcine. Elle va acheter 02 bœufs à 175 000 F l'unité et les revendre à 300 000 F l'un. Elles achète aussi 10 cochons de lait à 18 000 F l'un. Elle les élève et les revend à 25 000 F l'unité. Le reste de l'argent va servir à couvrir les frais vétérinaires et l'alimentation du bétail.
Les bénéfices vont servir à la scolarisation de ses enfants et aussi aux besoins familiaux (soins médicaux et alimentation).

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This loan is going to a borrower or borrower group living in a rural area.

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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
  • 5
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $15,175,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 481.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,250 helped Oumy to fatten cattle and pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 12, 2014
Jun 25, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015