A loan of $450 helped to purchase baskets of fish, fabric and shoes.


Clémentine's story

Born on April 8, 1982 in Benin, Clementine is married to Victor who is a mechanic. The couple takes care of their two children who are in school. The various household expenses are the responsibility of Clementine and her husband. In order to effectively participate in her responsibilities, Clementine has been selling for the past five years smoked fish at one of the markets in Benin. On the side of this income-generating business, she also sells shoes and fabric. With the goal to re-stimulate her business and to better respond to client demand, Clementine is requesting her third loan. Clementine has already received two loans which were both properly reimbursed.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Emily Frye



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