A loan of $1,000 helped to buy wood.


Dagbégnon Sylvestre's story

Dagbégnon Sylvestre is 53 years old and lives in Benin. He attended school until secondary level. Dagbégnon Sylvestre is married to a merchant called Jeannette. The couple have 4 dependent children who all go to school. One of the children is not their biological child. Dagbégnon Sylvestre lives together with his wife and children and, together with his wife, takes care of the household responsibilities. In order to be able to cover the various family expenses, Dagbégnon Sylvestre has been working as a carpenter for around 30 years. He also sells wood in his region. He gets his supplies in the area. In pursuit of customer satisfaction, and to increase his turnover and profit, Dagbégnon Sylvestre is requesting a loan from ALIDé for the 3rd time. This loan will definitely allow him to increase his level of business and to earn more profits. The 2 first loans have been properly repaid.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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