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A loan of $1,000 helped to buy charcoal and firewood for resale.


Mbaye's story

Mbaye lives a few metres away from the UIMCEC branch. He is 44 years old and is an immigrant worker in a hotel in Spain from May to October. He then returns to Senegal where he sells charcoal and firewood. Married and the father of 8 children, he works from 8 o'clock in the morning to 6 o'clock at night. He takes care of his family; his parents and his brothers.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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