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A loan of $300 helped to pay medical bills.

Mamadou Lamine's story

Mamadou Lamine is a teacher who lives in southern Senegal. He is 33 years old and married, and he has two children. The oldest works in a neighborhood kindergarden where he lives.

Mamadou Lamine has benefited from two loans of 300,000 francs and 450,000 francs for livestock farming. The loans were paid back on time at the microfinance institution U-IMCEC. Mamadou Lamine capitalizes on thirteen years of experience in teaching. His class goes from 8 AM to 1 PM, and from 3 to 6 PM.

He is requesting a loan of 150,000 francs to cover the cost of hospitalization and prescriptions for his dad. He has a big 'verser' in the village of his birth. His ambition is to expand his plantation before his retirement.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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