A loan helped to buy 15 boxes of tomato paste, 5 boxes of fish, 6 bags of onions as well as peanut paste and save for the future of her family.


Maria's story

Maria is the mother of 5 children, 3 of whom go to school. She has been selling condiments at a local market for over 20 years.

She is on her eighth loan cycle with YIKRI and she is repaying her loans without any difficulties. She applied for this loan to buy 15 boxes of tomato paste, 5 boxes of fish, 6 bags of onions and peanut paste to resell with her customers.

She wants to use these profits to increase her income and save for her family's future.

She invites everyone to protect themselves from the Covid-19 virus.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katell Maguet.


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



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