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Total loan: $525


Koudougou, Centre-Ouest Region, Burkina Faso / Services

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A loan helped to buy traditional wrap arounds and fabrics, and to save to take care of his children.

Ibrahim's story

Ibrahim is a married man with two children. He is a tailor and has opened a sewing workshop in a secondhand clothing district of the capital. He has been conducting this business for eight years.

Ibrahim is on his fifth loan cycle with YIKRI. He is requesting a new loan to purchase traditional wrap arounds and fabrics to sew pretty clothes to meet his customers' needs. He intends to use his profits to reinvest in his sewing workshop and to save to take care of his children.