A loan helped to buy sixty bags of charcoal and to save up some money to take care of her family.


Safiatou's story

Safiatou is the mother of four children, including two who go to school. She is a merchant and she has been selling charcoal for eight years in a neighborhood of the capital city. This is currently her fourth loan cycle with YIKRI and she is applying for a new loan to buy sixty bags of charcoal in order to meet customer demand. She would like to use her profits to reinvest in her business and to save up some money to take care of her family. She would like to thank the Kiva lenders and hopes everyone stays safe from the Covid-19 virus.

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It helps borrowers access financial services on flexible terms with no collateral requirements.



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