A loan of $1,000 helped slab repair.

Elimane's story

Mr. Elimane N. is a 67-year-old retiree who lives in the borough of Yoff, in Ngaparou. He is married and a father to 18 children ranging in age from 6 to 38 years old.

Mr. N. started working as a mechanic in 1964 at a local company known as SAMA. He retired in 1999. He had started to learn about being a mechanic soon after leaving Koranic school. His favorite pastime was repairing cars.

Mr. N. has been a member of the Yoff branch since April 2007. He is requesting a loan of 500,000 francs to repair a damaged slab in one of his rooms. His goal is to improve his family’s living environment.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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