A loan of $600 helped to purchase bowls, plasticware, and basins.

Kayi's story

Kayi is 38 years old and married to a man named Cyriaque. The couple has three children, all of whom are attending school and are dependents. In addition to their children, the couple takes care of another child. The family lives together.

Kayi works as well as her husband to make various household ends meet. Kayi left school at the secondary level. To take care of her needs, Kayi has been selling kitchen utensils (bowls, basins, plasticware, etc.) as well as cloths in Benin for twenty years.

Kayi stocks up at a market in Benin. With the goal of strengthening her business by growing her inventory, she hopes to better meet the needs of her clientele. To this end, Kayi is asking for her fourth loan from ALIDé. The previous loans were all properly repaid.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Michael Mszanski

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