A loan of $225 helped home repairs.


Matar's story

Mr. Matar S. is a 36-year-old man who lives in Yoff. He is married and has four children whose ages range from 2 to 10 years old. Mr. S. currently works as a clerk at the Ngor Diarama hotel following a recommendation by one of his sisters. Previously, he had been a fisherman. Mr. S.’s goal is to remain active and earn a living through the quality of his work. He has been a member of Yoff credit union since January 2007. He is requesting a loan of 100,000 francs to repair his maternal home and improve living conditions.

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