Total loan: $1,175


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Ouagadougou, Centre Region, Burkina Faso / Retail

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A loan helped to buy 15 cartons of Lipton tea, 20 cartons of tomato paste, various other articles and to make savings to take care of the children.

Gelissa's story

Gelissa has three children of whom two attend school. She has been selling articles and products at a market on the outskirts of the capital for eight years. This is her sixth loan cycle with IMF Yikri and she repays her loans correctly. She requests a loan to buy 15 cartons of LIPTON tea, 20 cartons of tomato paste, and various articles to increase her stock for her business to resell to her clients. She plans to use the profits to reinvest in her business and to make savings for caring for her children.