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Total loan: $925


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Ouagadougou, Centre Region, Burkina Faso / Clothing

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A loan helped to buy high-quality pagnes [traditional cloth wraps] and take care of her children.

Rakieta's story

Rakieta is the mother of four children, three of whom attend school. She is a street vendor and has been selling pagnes [traditional cloth wraps] in one of the central markets for four years. She is on her fifth loan cycle with the microfinance institution Yikri. She repaid her first Kiva loan without difficulty.
She is seeking a new loan to buy high-quality pagnes [traditional cloth wraps] to resell to her customers. She plans to use the profits to reinvest in her business and save up to take care of her children. She encourages everyone to protect themselves from Covid-19.