A loan of $650 helped to buy tea to resell.

Alioune's story

Mr. Alioune lives in Senegal. He is married, 57 years old, and a retiree who is very devoted to selling tea. His goal is to acquire the revenues enabling him to round out his retirement pension and to cover this expenses.

Mr. Alioune has been a member of one of the U-IMCEC branches for eight years. He is requesting a loan of 300,000 francs for a supply of tea, which will help him to meet the burgeoning demand of his customers for this product that is currently consumed a great deal in Senegal. This financing will allow him to increase his profits in order to support himself better, as well as those near and dear to him.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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