A loan of $625 helped purchase of hair extensions and different cosmetics.

Lauréat's story

Lauréat A. was born on July 18, 1980 and is married to Rigobert Gbetofia. The couple has one child that is not yet in school. The family has lived in Agla, Cotonou, the economic capital of Bénin for five years. Together, the couple takes care of the different family expenses. Lauréat learned hairdressing and has done it for three years. Parallel to this, she sells hair extensions and cosmetics in her studio in Agla. Lauréat stocks up in Dantokpa, Bénin's international market. Lauréat has received two loans that she has repaid. Her customers have increased more and more and Lauréat would like to raise the level of her work, in order to better respond to the different needs of her customers. This is why she requests a third loan from Alidé.

Translator profile picture

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Flavia Garcia (vol)

Loan details

Lenders and lending teams

Loan details