A loan of $800 helped to buy cabbage seed, fertilizer, and machines for improving crops.

Ousmane's story

Monsieur Ousmane started working at a very young age. He has been a farmer for fourty years now. Ousmane is a married father. He covers his family's daily costs with his income from farming. This is his fourth loan, and he is requesting 400000F CFA to buy cabbage seeds, fertilizer, and machines for improving his farm. Ousmane starts his day at 8:00 am and finishes work at 6:00 pm. With this loan, he will be able to feed his family and improve their nutrition.
As a project for the future, he hopes to buy a motorized elevated pump for his work.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Christine Cooper

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