A loan of $525 helped to buy 20 pairs of jeans, 30 pairs of shoes and 30 dresses.

Ousseni's story

Ousseni is married and father to two children. The eldest is five years old and the youngest two; neither of them go to school. He has three dependants. He has been selling mens' and womens' ready-to-wear clothing and shoes for the past five years, and he gets his supplies in Lomé. He would like to reinvest his profits in his business and his ambition is to buy a plot of land.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras

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