A loan of $175 helped buying charcoal.

Elisabeth's story

O. Elisabeth was born in 1945 in Savè, in Collines County. She is a widow and has been living in the Dandji district in Cotonou, the economic capital of Benin, for 35 years. She is the mother of six children, who are no longer in her care. All of the children were provide with schooling.

To address her needs, Elisabeth sells charcoal out of her home. She has thirty years of experience in this domain and gets her supplies at Dantokpa, the international market of Benin. She is requesting her first loan from ALIDé to bolster her business.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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