A loan of $1,200 helped assissatou Essou will use the loan to purchase cosmetic products.


Assissatou's story

Assissatou E. is a 51-year-old disabled woman. She works with her daughters in the Treichville market in the south of Abidjan. Assissatou is a widowed woman and has 5 children. Her husband died some months ago, and she is now the sole resource provider for her family and takes care of her children alone. So, three of her children were then obliged to stop their studies in secondary school in order to help their mother in the market. Assissatou is a cosmetic products seller. She sells various fashion products and wants to replenish her store for the coming celebration period of the end of the year and Christmas. Assissatou has been in the AE&I microcredit program since September 2005 and has been a very good performer since then.


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