A loan of $325 helped buy fabrics and bags of peanuts.

Lucie's story

Lucy is 42 years old and is married to a driver named Nicodemus. The couple has four children, all attending school and under their care. Lucie lives together with her children and her husband.

To manage her various responsibilities and contribute towards family expenses, Lucy's business activity has been to sell fabrics through the distribution system. Secondarily, Lucy also sells roasted peanuts.

Lucie has been in business for the past two years. She resupplies from a market in Benin.

Seeking to satisfy her customers and improve her standard of living, Lucy is requesting a fourth credit loan from ALIDé. The first three loans have been repaid in full.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell

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