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Ibrahima is originally from West Africa. He has been is the United States since 1997, and when he first arrived he became a truck driver. After a few years on the road, Ibrahima knew he wanted to become more independent and start his own business. Six years ago, he opened a store selling sports apparel and urban style clothing. He says starting a business is all about taking chances, and that’s exactly what he did. With the store, Ibrahima is helping support his wife and three children.

In view of the upcoming cold season, Ibrahima needs to stock the store with warm clothing. He will use this loan to buy inventory such as coats, sweaters, and boots.

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  • $54,800
    Average annual income
  • 30
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  • $12,260,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $10,000 helped Ibrahima to purchase inventory such as coats and boots for the upcoming winter.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 30, 2011
Oct 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013