Moussa Go

Banfora, Burkina Faso

100% repaid



Moussa Go

Member since

October 2012

On-time repayments

37 installments  •  54%

About Me

My name is Moussa Go and I live in Banfora. I come from Dedougou, Burkina Faso. I worked at SN SUSUCO, a sugar refinery in Banfora. At the same time, I started to make fly swatters and shoes out of old tires. In 2008, I left my work at Susuco to make fly swatters full time. After I met a Peace Corps volunteer, I started to make sacks and other accessories too. I did not attend school, but I learned to read with my friends. With the profits from by business, I want to grow my business and my brother is going to help me.

My Business

My organization is called "La vie chere" and it's creative recycling. I make shoes, fly swatters, and bags out of inner tubes and old tires. I can also make messenger bags. I am the only person in Burkina who does this and I earn decent profits from it. With the loan, I want to purchase a new sewing machine and hire some women or my brother. I want to export these products to the United States. With a new machine, I could increase the quality of my products. My costs are variable and normally I make 100,000 CFA in sales each month. Thanks.

Loan Proposal

Visit! With the loan I am going to purchase a sewing machine. Now, I use a machine that does not use electricity. I have many orders in Burkina and from the United States and I need a new machine to improve the quality of my products and to employ women from Banfora who could help me. With the new machine, we can make more products faster. I am going to reinvest in my business.

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About Me

je mappelle moussa go et jhabite a viens de dedougou burkina faso. jai travaille a SNSOSUCO a banfora qui fait le sucre. au meme temps jai commencer de fabriquer les tapettes et chausseurs avec les anciens pneus. en 2008 jai laisse mon travail a susuco pour faire les tapettes tout le temps. apres jai rencontre un volontaire de corps de la paix jai commence de faire les sacs et accessoires aussi. je ne suis alle a lecole mais jai appris le lecture avec mes amis. avec le benefice de mon enterprise je veut le aggrandir et mon frere vas maider.

My Business

mon organisation sappelle La Vie Chere: cest lart de creacyclage. je fabrique les chausseurs; tapettes; et sacs avec les chambres airs; et ancien pneus. aussi je peut cree les sacs de baches. je suis le suel personne a burkina qui fqit ca et je gagne le bon benefice. avec le prete je veux acheter un nouveau machine de couture pour bien travailler et emploi laide des femmes ou mon frere. je veux exporter les produits aux etats unis.avec un nouveu machine je peut augmenter le qualite de produits. mes coutes sont variables et normalement je vends 100000 cfa par mois. merci

Loan Proposal

visitez! avec le prete je vais acheter un machine a coudre. maintenant je utilise un machine qui ne prend pas lelectricite. jai becoup des commandes a burkina et aux etatsunis et jai besoin un nouvuea machine pour ameliorer la qualite des produits et pour employer les femmes de banfora qui peut maider. avec le nuoveau machine on peut faire plus des produits plus vite. je vais reinvestir dans lentreprise.






Loan Info

Project Type

Classic Loan

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Nov 19, 2012

Repayment status

On Time

Projected term

12 months

Cost to entrepreneur

Lender interest: $356.29 at 0.28% annual rate over 12 months = $1.02

Service fee: $16.27



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