A loan of $775 helped to buy cosmetics to make more profit for supporting himself and his family.


Issa's story

Mr. Issa lives a few kilometers from the capital. He is married and the father of family. Early on, he found out how distinguish himself and grab hold of his future. As early as the age of 13, he had his first stall at the big Thiès market, located very near his home where he sells cosmetic products.

Mr. Issa has benefited from three loans and has respected all the commitments with regard to the institution. This time, he is requesting a loan of 400,000 francs to buying some cosmetics to generate more profit, enabling him to support himself and to improve his family's food situation. Mr. Issa wants to be financially autonomous one day and to be a very big wholesale merchant.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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