A loan of $225 helped to buy a sewing machine.

Ibrahima's story

Mr. Ibrahima is a young tailor. He is married, has 2 children who are 8 years old and he lives in Senegal.

For the last few years he has been involved in the business of making "boubous" (traditional African robes) and other clothing. He learnt this activity at a young age. During the religious festivals in Senegal, Ibrahima has plenty of customers. He has been a member of one of the UIMCEC branches for 5 years. He is asking for a loan of 100,000 francs to buy a sewing machine. This loan will allow him to increase profitability and to take care of the needs of his wife and children.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sarah Puchner

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