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Total loan: $925

Mariam Jacqueline

Koudougou, Centre-Ouest Region, Burkina Faso / Food

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A loan helped to buy 40 bags of pearl millet and to save money to improve her family's living conditions.


Mariam Jacqueline's story

Mariam Jacqueline is the mother of six children. She has been a merchant in a peripheral neighbourhood for over 11 years, where she buys cereals and resells them at opportune times.

This is her fifth loan cycle with YIKRI, and she repaid her second Kiva loan without difficulty. She is seeking a new loan to purchase 40 bags of pearl millet to increase her stock of goods. She will use part of her profits to reinvest in and grow her business. She will also save money to improve her family's living conditions.

Lastly, she is thankful to YIKRI and its partners for the support they provide to non-bankable entrepreneurs. Thanks to YIKRI loans, she able to improve her family's living conditions.