A loan helped to buy 500 pottery containers as well as bags of herbal teas and save to improve her family's living conditions.


Koumbou's story

Koumbou is the mother of 6 children, 3 of whom go to school. She sells herbal teas and pottery containers at a market on the outskirts of the capital. She has been running it for 20 years.

She is in her sixth loan cycle at YIKRI and she is repaying her loans well. She applied for a loan to buy 500 pottery containers and bags of herbal teas in order to satisfy her customers.

With the profits, she plans to reinvest in her business and save to improve her family's living conditions.

She invites everyone to respect the measures to fight against the Covid-19 virus.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katell Maguet.


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