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Total loan: $925

Mariam

Flag of Burkina Faso
Ouagadougou, Centre Region, Burkina Faso / Retail

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A loan helped to buy two bags of wool, 50 packs of Sublime hair extensions, and other cosmetics.


Mariam's story

Mariam is 40 years old, the mother of four children, and a retail trader. Eight years ago, she opened a kiosk attached to a cosmetics shop on the outskirts of the capital.

This is Mariam's fifth loan cycle with Yikri, and she repaid her first Kiva loan without any issues. She is asking for a new loan to buy two bags of wool, 50 packs of Sublime hair extensions, and other cosmetics so that she can satisfy her clients' demands. She wants to reinvest her income in her business and save to improve her family's living conditions.

In closing, she thanks Yikri and their partners for their support of non-bankable entrepreneurs. Thanks to Yikri's loans, she can save to improve her family's living conditions.