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Ms. KADJATOU is a widow and the mother of four children. The oldest is 20 years old, and the youngest is 16. Four go to school. She has six persons to support. In the photo, she is presenting a dish of grains used for making the beverage called “oassata”.

Ms. KADJATOU has been selling beverages (ossata, zoom-kom, etc.) for ten years. She gets her supplies from the villages. She wants to purchase a bag of sugar and a sack of millet for making beverages. With the profits, she wants to reinvest in her business. Her ambtion is to purchase a parcel of land.
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Mme KADJATOU est veuve et mère de 04enfants. Sur la photo, elle présente dans un plat les grains qui servent à préparer le jus de ossata. Le plus âgé a 20ans et le moins âgé a 16ans. 04 vont à l’école et elle a 06personnes en charge.
Mme vend du jus (ossata, zoom-kom, etc.) depuis 10ans. Elle s’approvisionne dans les villages.
Elle veut s’acheter 01sac de sucre et 01 sac de petit mil pour la préparation du jus.
Avec ses bénéfices, elle veut réinvestir dans son activité. Elle ambitionne s’acheter une parcelle.

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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
  • 4
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    Burkina Faso Loans Fundraising
  • $2,480,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 490.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Kadjatou to purchase a bag of sugar and a sack of millet for making beverages.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 1, 2014
Aug 15, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014