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A loan of $675 helped to buy sewing supplies to sell.


Abou's story

Mr. Abou lives in Senegal. He is single and runs a business which is how he earns a living. He owns a sewing business which he started in 2003. His goal is to develop his business and to maximize his profits and his personal income. He is requesting a loan of 350,000 CFA from the office of l’U-IMCEC where he is a member. The money from this first loan will allow him to build up his stock of sewing supplies in his store in order to meet the growing demand of his customers. He hopes to increase his turnover and to raise the level of his savings. His ambition is to become an important businessman.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Shannon Arnold



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