Total loan: $425


Ouagadougou, Centre Region, Burkina Faso / Retail

Rakiata's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped to buy foundation, lipsticks, and to save money to care for her children.

Rakiata's story

Rakiata is the mother of five children, three of whom attend school. She is an itinerant merchant selling various items at one of the capital's markets. She has been doing so for eight years.

This is her second loan cycle with YIKRI. She is seeking a loan to purchase foundation and lipsticks to satisfy customer demand.

She plans to reinvest her profits in her business and to save money to care for her children. She encourages everyone to protect themselves against COVID-19.