Laurentine Irié L. is a dynamic 32 year old woman. She has 3 children and lives in Attecoube, a populated suburb in North-West Abidjan. Laurentine sells grilled pork and beef in the Attecoube market. She has been in this business for more than 5 years. She covers a significant amount of her family's household expenses and the cost of her childens' education. She is a courageous and ambitious young woman. Laurentine joined the AE&I microcredit program in July 2005 and has benefitted from different loans that have helped her to expand her business. She is a good performer and can repay the loan.