A loan of $600 helped bolster his working capital.


Ousmane's story

Ousmane lives in the southern part of Senegal. He is single and is 23 years old. He has been working as a retail merchant for the past two years. He started up the grocery store using his own funds. He opens the store at 6 am and closes at midnight. With this credit loan, he plans to strengthen his business to generate more profit and customer satisfaction. His ambition is to fill his store with merchandise and become a great merchant in his locality.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell



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