Total loan: $925


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, , Benin / Retail

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A loan helped to buy firewood.

Etiennette's story

Etiennette is 40 years old and lives in Benin. She attended school very little. She is married to a man called Julien and the couple has four children in their care, two of whom are their own children. Some of the children are at school. Etiennette lives with her children and husband, and the couple cover the various household expenses between them. In order to provide for the household's various needs, Etiennette has for the past five years been selling charcoal, firewood and, as a secondary product, bissap sirop (a drink made from hibiscus flowers). She gets her supplies from a market in Benin. The income she generates from this business enables Etiennette to contribute to the various household expenses. In order to satisfy her ever-growing customer base's demands, she is requesting a sixth loan from Alidé. The previous loans she has been granted have been repaid in full.