A loan of $275 helped to buy and sell second-hand goods (clothing, shoes, bags).

Geneviève's story

Geneviève was born in 1985 in Benin and is married to a man named Ezéchiel. She is the mother of one child, who attends school and is in the couple's care. Geneviève and her family live in Ekpè in the town of Sèmè-Podji. Geneviève runs a business selling second-hand items of various kinds; this helps her provide for herself and her child. She buys her goods at Dantokpa, the international market in Benin, and re-sells them door-to-door. With the goal of strengthening her business and satisfying her customers, Geneviève is seeking a third loan through ALIDÉ (one of Kiva's field partners). She repaid her two previous loans properly. Her ambition is to further strengthen her business in order to increase her income.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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