A loan helped to buy scrap iron to make tools and save money to pay for his children's schooling.


Koudbila Lassane's story

Koudbila Lassane is 39 years old and father to four children, three of whom go to school. He is a welder and opened a welding workshop in a market in the outskirts of the capital, which he has been running for the past four years.

He is on his fourth loan cycle from Yikri and is requesting a loan to buy scrap iron to make tools for resale to his customers. Her would like to use the profits to reinvest in his business and save so that he can pay for his children's education.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras.


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