Marcelline is 41 years old. She has been a widow since 2005 and has 3 children. She faced a very hard situation when she lost her husband. Her children are still very young, and she has to care for them alone in a very difficult and tight environment. Her elder daughter is in grammar school, and the two younger children are in primary school. Marcelline has demonstrated a fighting spirit to face the situation. AE&I microcredit program has been a crucial supporting resource for Marcelline, who has obtained different loans to relaunch her business. She sells various aromatic products and cereals in the Yopougon market, a suburb in the north of the Abidjan district. She will use the loan to purchase goods in bulk.