A loan of $600 helped to buy construction material to resell in his hardware store.


Mamadou Lamine's story

Mamadou Lamine is a construction electrician by trade and has been working as an electrician for 20 years at various sites across the region. He is married and the father of three children. The eldest is seven and the youngest four.

Mamadou Lamine is requesting a loan of 300 000 CFA francs to buy construction material as stock for the hardware store he opened eight months ago.

His living costs include his children’s schooling, as they go to the private Catholic school, as well as food for all the members of his family.

In the future Mamadou Lamine hopes to expand his business.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lucy Knight



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