A loan of $1,025 helped to restock on products including drinks (Coke, Fanta and fruit juices), pineapple and eggs..


Salif's story

Salif lives in southern Senegal. He is 31 years old, single and has no children. He has been selling food from his shop, favourably located in the center of town, since 2007. He is very industrious; his workdays start at 8 am and end at 11 pm. Being the eldest child, he uses his profits to support his family. In the coming years he would like to open another store and, in order to better manage the family´s needs, he plans to employ his younger brothers.

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