A loan of $1,050 helped purchase of bags of yams, bananas and drums of peanut oil.

Ayidédji Justine's story

Ayidédji Justine C. was born in 1955 in Akpro-Missérété, in the department of Ouémé. The mother of five children, one of whom is still in her care, Justine is a widow who lives alone with her children in PK 12 in the Sèmè-Podji district. Justine alone supports all the needs of her family. Justine has never attended school. To meet her needs, Justine sells yams, fried bananas, etc. at the MIVVO park in the Sèmè-Podji district. Justine has run this business for 29 years. She gets her supplies in Dantokpa, the international market of Benin. To widen the scope of her business and to meet the many needs of her customers, Justine is requesting the financial support of ALIDé for the first time.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Martha Schmitz

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