A loan of $875 helped purchasing used clothing and scraps.


Elisabeth's story

Elisabeth is 42 years old and lives in the Sémé-Podji district of Cotonou with her husband Arouna and their six children. All of their children are in school.

For the past ten years Elisabeth has sold cloth and used clothing from her stall at Tokpa, Benin's largest market in the heart of Cotonou. This is her sixth loan with ALIDE, following successful past repayments. With this loan, she will purchase inventory from Missebo market, which specializes in cloth. Her aim is to strengthen her business in the short term.



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