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Total loan: $1,825

Helene

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Ouagadougou, Centre Region, Burkina Faso / Clothing

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A loan helped to buy 20 pieces of quality pagne cloth of the Hitarget and Real brands and to save up to care for her family.


Helene's story

Helene has three children, two of whom go to school. She is an itinerant merchant who has been selling quality pagne cloth at a local marketplace for more than four years. This is her eighth loan cycle with the microfinance institution Yikri and she has repaid her first Kiva loan. She has requested a new loan to buy 20 pieces of quality pagne cloth of the Hitarget and Real brands to satisfy her customers' demands. She will use the generated income to reinvest in her business, increase her stock of supplies and save up to care for her family. She encourages everyone to protect themselves from the covid-19 virus.