Moustapha Diop was born in Senegal but is a South African citizen. He has been operating a stall from the “red sheds” in the CBD for the last 11 years and has become a familiar figure amongst locals and tourists. His business was disrupted because his rental contract was terminated when the Municipality put the complex out to tender. He was however able to secure a lease on a stall although the new rental was substantially higher. Moustapha sells clothing, paintings, jewellery and bags. Some products are sourced from Senegal via family members; the pictures are painted locally. His business has not done well recently as a result of the drop-off in tourists and the generally poor economic climate. “I need a loan to purchase more stock to take advantage of the coming summer/tourist season and the Whale Festival, which attracts a lot of business.”
Total loan applied for R6000
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|Start Date||August 19, 2019|
|End Date||October 18, 2019|
|Time Remaining||The campaign ended 1 month, 3 days, 16 hours, 16 minutes, 30 seconds ago|