A loan of $300 helped to buy sheep that he will raise and ultimately resell.


Bassirou's story

Bassirou is 21 years old. He is single and lives in Senegal. He is a cart driver and sells gas cylinders. He also raises sheep. Looking for a source of income, Bassirou has chosen these professional activities out of necessity, in order to support himself. He has been a member of a local UIMCEC branch since July 2010. He is requesting a loan in the amount of 150,000 CFA francs in order to buy a few sheep that he will raise and ultimately resell. His goal is to increase his income in order to improve his living conditions and to help his parents.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan



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