A loan of $425 helped to buy cloth to sew shirts.

Gervais's story

Gervais, 36, lives in Bénin. He is a widower raising four children. All the children are enrolled in school. Gervais is the sole breadwinner for his family. He attended school up to the secondary level. To support his family and himself, he learned tailoring. He has enthusiastically worked at this trade for eight years. Secondarily, he sells various products and shoes. He buys his merchandise in a market in Bénin. Wishing to better satisfy the demand of his clientele, Gervais is requesting his second loan from ALIDé.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Teresa Kramer

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