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A loan of $975 helped to buy a sewing machine.

Moussa's story

Mr. Moussa lives in Senegal. He has been active in the clothing sector since 1987. Thanks to the revenues his business brings in, he supports his family by managing the day-to-day expenses. He devotes twelve hours a day at work. His main responsibilities within the family consists of covering his children schooling costs, improving the family's food situation, and saving money.

Mr. Moussa is a member of a U-IMCEC branch office and is requesting a loan of 500,000 francs for buying sewing machines with the intention of further enlarging his business a few years from now.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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