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Total loan: $1,725


Ouagadougou, Centre Region, Burkina Faso / Retail

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A loan helped to pay for barrels, insulated containers, and platters and to save money for her family's well-being.

Mamounata's story

Mamounata, aged 38, is the mother of four children. The oldest is 16, and the youngest is 8. She has five persons to support. She has been a vendor of various goods for ten years.

She is on her 6th loan cycle at YIKRI and makes repayments properly. She paid back her first KIVA loan without a problem and is requesting a new loan to purchase twenty 100-liter casks, thirty 200 liter casks, 10 insulated containers, and 20 super platters to respond to customer demands. She plans to use the profits to reinvest in her business and to save money for her family’s well-being.

So, she thanks YIKRI and its partners for supporting unbanked entrepreneurs. Thanks to YIKRI loans, she is managing to save money for taking care of her family.