A loan of $1,025 helped to buy spooling wire and palm nuts..


Noutin Célestin's story

Noutin Célestin is 26 years old and lives in Bénin. He attended primary school. He is married to a woman named Emilienne, and the couple have three dependent children in their care, two of whom are their own. All three children go to school. Noutin Célestin lives with his wife and children, and the couple handle together the various household responsibilities.

To support his family, Noutin Célestin learned the trade of spooling. He has been practicing this activity locally for five years, and it brings in substantial income. As a sideline, he sells palm nuts in his region. He buys his stock locally. The revenue earned through his activities allows Noutin Célestin to contribute to the various household expenses.

Eager to meet the needs of a growing customer base, Noutin Célestin is seeking a third loan from ALIDé. Both previous loans were repaid without incident.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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