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Ousseni is married and father to two children. The eldest is five years old and the youngest two; neither of them go to school. He has three dependants. He has been selling mens' and womens' ready-to-wear clothing and shoes for the past five years, and he gets his supplies in Lomé. He would like to reinvest his profits in his business and his ambition is to buy a plot of land.
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Mr OUSSENI est marié et père de 02enfants. Le plus âgé a 05ans et le moins âgé a 02ans. Personne ne va à l’école. Il a 03personnes en charge.
Mr vend des habits prêt à porter et des chaussures pour hommes et dames depuis 05ans. Il s’approvisionne à Lomé.
Il veut s’acheter 20jeans, 30chaussures et 30robes.
Avec ses bénéfices, il veut réinvestir dans son activité. Il ambitionne s’acheter un terrain (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
  • 10
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    Burkina Faso Loans Fundraising
  • $2,495,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 492.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Ousseni to buy 20 pairs of jeans, 30 pairs of shoes and 30 dresses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 8, 2014
Aug 23, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2015