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Total loan: $550

Safiatou

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Ouagadougou, Centre Region, Burkina Faso / Clothing

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A loan helped to buy pieces of Uniwax and Hitarget pagnes (traditional cloth) and to save to care for her family.


Safiatou's story

Safiatou is the mother of three children of which one attends school.

Safiatou is an itinerant salesperson specializing in the sale of pagnes in a neighbourhood on the outskirts of the city. She has been selling pagnes for the past three years. This is her third loan cycle with IMF YIKRI and she has repaid her first Kiva loan.

She is seeking a loan to buy pieces of Uniwax and Hitarget pagnes (traditional cloth) to meet the needs of her customers. Safiatou intends to use the profits to reinvest in her business and to save to care for her family.

She encourages everyone to protect themselves from the Covid-19 virus.