A loan helped to buy 2 bags of soap, 2 bags of OMO (laundry soap) and 95 different kinds of creams and to save to buy provisions to send to her family in the village.


Oumou-Koulsoum's story

Oumou-Koulsoum is the mother of a five year old child. She is a traveling saleswoman. She has been selling soap and various items in the neighborhoods of the capitol for two years.
She is on her third cycle of loans with the IMF "YIKRI" and she is up to date on her loan payments. She is requesting a loan to buy 2 bags of soap, 2 bags of OMO (laundry soap) and 95 different kinds of creams for resale to her customers to make a lot of profit. She hopes to use her profits to expand her business and to save to buy provisions to send to her family in the village.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer melanie fluharty.


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