Total loan: $1,025


Ouagadougou, Centre Region, Burkina Faso / Clothing

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A loan helped to buy 20 sets of bazin fabric and 20 sets of lightweight pagnes fabric so as to save and provide for her children.

Rahamata's story

Rahamata has two children, one of whom is in school. She has been selling clothing at one of the markets in the capital for five years. She is on her seventh loan cycle with IMF YIKRI and repays her loans properly. Rahamata is applying for a loan to bu y20 sets of traditional damask-type "bazin" fabric and 20 sets of lightweight printed "pagnes" fabric to resell to her customers. She will reinvest part of the funds in her business and put the rest aside as savings in order to provide for her children. Rahamata wishes everyone to stay safe from Covid-19.