A loan helped to buy 15 boxes of motor oil, 10 bags of coal, 4 boxes of soap so he can save and care for his children.


Assane's story

Assane is a father of five children, four of whom go to school. He is a retailer and has managed a laundry business and also sold motor oil, for 18 years. This is his 6th loan cycle with Yikri and he paid back his first Kiva loan.

He is requesting a new loan to buy 15 boxes of motor oil, 10 bags of coal, and 4 boxes of soap to properly wash and iron his customers’ clothes. He wants to use his profits to reinvest in his business and save to care for his children.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sylvie Pelaprat.


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