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Total loan: $850
Ouagadougou, Centre Region, Burkina Faso / Food
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A loan helped to buy 80 boxes of jack mackerels and 28 boxes of carp and to save up for her children to ensure their futures.
Mrs. Tanpoko is a married mother of five. The eldest is 27 and the youngest is 5. Four of them go to school. She has two people in her care. She is a trader, running a fish store in a market in the capital. She has been doing this for 8 years. She is on her sixth loan with YIKRI. She is repaying well, and she has repaid her first KIVA loan without difficulty. She is seeking a new loan to buy 80 boxes of jack mackerels and 28 boxes of carp to sell to her customers. She is going to use the profits from the loan to reinvest into her business and save up for her children to ensure their futures. Finally, she thanks YIKRI and its partners for the support they give to nonbankable entrepreneurs. Thanks to the YIKRI loans, she is able to save up for her children to ensure their futures.