A loan of $1,325 helped to buy drinks and various articles (tomatoes, soap, etc.).

Yénoukounmè Célestine's story

Yenoukounme Celestine is 44 years old, she lives in Benin and stopped attending school at secondary level. Yenoukounme Celestine no longer lives with her husband and she has two dependent children who attend school. Yenoukounme Celestine lives with her children and assumes their various needs alone. In order to manage this, Yenoukounme Celestine sells drinks and various articles (soap, etc.) at a market in Benin. Parallel to this activity, Yenoukounme Celestine sells fruit and tomatoes, this is a business that she has been doing for five years and brings in a size-able income. Yenoukounme Celestine's clientele is growing. In order to improve her business and become more competitive, she wishes to increase her stock. Yenoukounme Celestine buys her products in Togo. Seeking to satisfy her customers and increase her turnover and her income, Yenoukounme Celestine requests a second loan from ALIDé. She repaid the previous loan correctly.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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