A loan of $1,200 helped to buy lumber and woodworking equipment.


Adandé Bénoit's story

Adandé Bénoit is 33 years old and lives in Benin. He is married to Alice, a retailer. The couple has five children under their care, some of whom go to school. Among the children, four are their own. Adandé Bénoit lives with his wife and children. The couple together takes care of the household needs. Adandé Bénoit attended primary school.

In order to meet his different household needs, Adandé Bénoit has been doing woodworking in his area for the last ten years. In addition to this business, he also rents out tarps and chairs. He procures his goods from around Benin.

In the pursuit of customer satisfaction and to increase turnover and his income, Adandé Bénoit is asking, for the fourth time, a loan from Alidé. This loan will allow him to increase business and earn more profits. His previous loans have all been fully repaid.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lindsay Ferrara



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