A loan of $1,025 helped to purchase damask cloth which he resells in weekly markets.


Yakhya's story

Yakhya is a 24-year-old married father of two children who lives a few kilometers from his local UIMCEC branch. He sells damask cloth at weekly markets in order to manage the daily expenses of his family and pay his children's school fees. Yakhya has over 10 years experience in this business. He starts his day at 8:00am and finishes at 8:00pm. Yakhya needs this loan to buy damask cloth to resell to his customers. In the future, he wants to grow his business in order to increase his revenues and save more money, thereby improving the living conditions of his small family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Adam Halpert



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