A loan of $1,075 helped buy grain and charcoal.


Nounassou Anatole's story

Nounassou Anatole is 56 years old and is married to Akpoton. The couple has four children, all attending school. In addition to their children, the couple has another dependant child. The family lives together in a city in Benin. Nounassou Anatole never attended school. For the past thirty years, Anatole Nounassou has been in business selling grain and charcoal throughout the region enabling him to meet his needs and those of his family. As a second source of income, Anatole Nounassou is also a crop farmer. He buys his supplies in Benin. This is the second time Nounassou Anatole has requested a loan from ALIDé. This loan will serve to increase the level of his business activity by increasing his stock supply and by improving customer satisfaction.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell



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