Total loan: $275


Ouagadougou, Centre Region, Burkina Faso / Construction

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A loan helped to buy cement and sand to construct bricks, and to save to take care of his family.

Timbila's story

Timbila is the father of five children, three of whom go to school. He is a brickmaker and has sold bricks in an area on the main square for 12 years. He is on his second loan with the microfinance institution Yikri. He is requesting a new loan to buy cement and sand to build bricks, so he can satisfy his customer demand. He counts on using his profits to reinvest in his business and to save so he can take care of his family.