A loan of $800 helped to purchase local products to sell.

Issa's story

Mr. Issa lives in Senegal. He is unmarried and has been working in the commerce sector since 1999. His specialty is in selling local foodstuff (millet, sorghum, …) He is a member of a U-IMCEC branch where he is requesting a loan of 400,000 francs CFA with the goal of boosting his business. Basically, his financing will overall be used to purchase the various goods he is going to resell.

With this loan, he would like to grow his financial resources and begin selling chickens and beverages. Expanding his business will drive him to hire five employees and help to develop his country. Also, growing his revenues will enable him to bolster his savings and improve his family's food situation. For the future, he plans on opening other stores to develop his commerce further.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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