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A loan of $275 helped to purchase charcoal.

Akouavi Louïse's story

Akouavi Louïse was born on the 21st of June, 1961 in Benin. Louïse is married and the mother of 6 children, whom she cares for. Louïse sells charcoal. But Louïse purchases the charcoal on credit and repays the supplier after she completes her own sales. Louïse does not want to purchase the charcoal on credit; she would like to go to the source to purchase it, in order to increase her profits. This is why Louïse is requesting a loan from Alidé.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Margot Bonner

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