A loan of $1,425 helped to strengthen his stock of merchandise.


Amadou's story

Amadou is 55 years old, married to a woman and father to 5 children. He lives in the south of Senegal. 3 children are in school, his oldest son who is 25 left school to support his father in his business. Amadou capitalizes on 20 years experience. Amadou buys his merchandise in Dakar, the capital, to strengthen his stock and resell to have more profits. For the first time he is requesting a loan of 700,000f to strengthen his stock. With his business he ensures all the responsibilities of his family and the school fees. Amadou hopes to open a second store in the future for his son.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason



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