A loan of $400 helped purchasing bags of charcoal and cans of peanut oil.


Josiane Clarisse's story

Josiane Clarisse A. was born on March 5, 1961; she has been living in the Ayélawadjè district of Cotonou, the economic capital of Benin, for 41 years. Josiane Clarisse is married to Jean Michozounou, a teacher. They have four children, all attending school. Josiane Clarisse lives together with her husband and children. To help her husband support the family, Josiane Clarisse sells charcoal and, as a secondary activity, peanut oil out of her home. Josiane Clarisse already received two loans in the past and repaid them well. With the goal of expanding her business and better respond to customer demand, Josiane Clarisse is seeking a third loan from ALIDé.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S



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