A loan of $700 helped to buy a corn mill and spare parts.


Gbenassou Gilbert's story

Gbenassou Gilbert is 46 years old and married to a trader called Béatrice. The couple have 3 children, some of whom are going to school and are in their care. They are also raising another child who is not theirs. Gbenassou Gilbert lives together with his wife and children, and the couple both take care of the household expenses.

Gbenassou Gilbert did not go to school. He has been a miller for around 17 years and carries out his business in one of Benin´s markets. His income allows him to take care of his needs and those of his family. He also has a sideline business breeding pigs in his local area.

Gbenassou Gilbert is requesting a 4th loan from ALIDé in order to buy a corn mill and the necessary spare parts for it, so that he can increase his level of business activity. This loan will enable him to better fulfill customer demand within a short time period. He has fully repaid his 3 previous loans.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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