A loan of $1,375 helps to buy one-half ton of rice and 20 cartons of juice for his business. He will reinvest his profits into his activity.


Souleymane's story

Mr. Souleymane is married and the father of three children between 6 and 11 years old. His three children go to school, and he has four total dependents.

He has been selling various items for 24 years. He buys his supplies in Ghana and Lomé (Togo).

With the income he earns, he will buy one-half ton of rice and 20 cartons of juice for his business.

He will reinvest his profits into his business. He wants to secure his children's schooling and build a home on his parcel of land.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alexandra Kenin.


This loan is special because:

It empowers borrowers to grow their businesses.

Manon Genouille, Kiva staff

Manon Genouille
Kiva staff









Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.


Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.