A loan of $300 helped to increase working capital.


Abdou Lahad's story

Mr. Abdou Lahad G. has been a jeweler for more than 10 years. He lives in Wakhinane Guediawaye. He has been a member of the Baye Laye credit association since December 2005. He has already repaid three previous loans. He is married with no children. Mr. G. inherited this business from his parents. He was born into a family of jewelers and was introduced to it at a young age. Currently, he has become a master jeweler by running his own business. He is requesting a loan of 150,000 XOF to purchase raw gold that he will use to make bracelets and jewelry to sell. The money he makes will allow him to take care of his family.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Manuel Carreiro



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