A loan helped to buy two bags of Kabakourou soap and save for her children's future.


Jeanne Marie's story

Jeanne Marie is an itinerant vendor selling Kabakourou soap around the capital city. She is 42 years old and has five children, four of whom are in school. She has been in this business for 20 years.

Jeanne Marie is on her first loan cycle with YIKRI and is seeking this loan to buy two bags of Kabakourou soap in order to meet customer demand. She plans to use the revenues from her loan to reinvest in her business and save for her children's future. Jeanne Marie wishes everyone to stay safe from Covid-19.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S.


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