A loan helped to buy traditional cloth and household products and to save up to take care of her children.


K Rosalie's story

K Rosalie is the mother of 4 children, 2 of whom go to school. A traveling saleswoman of traditional cloth and household products in neighborhoods on the outskirts of the capital for 7 years.

She is on her sixth loan cycle with the microfinance institution YIKRI and she repays her loans well. She requested a loan to buy traditional cloth and household products to increase her stock and to resell to customers.

She plans to use the profit to reinvest in her business and to save up to take care of her children. She invites everyone to protect themselves from the covid-19 virus.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Danielle Jacques.


This loan is special because:

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



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