A loan of $400 helped to purchase school supplies to sell.

Médessè Eugénie's story

Médessè Eugénie is 41 years old and lives in Benin. She is married to a teacher named Enock. The couple have three children, all in school and in their care. She lives together with her husband and children and, along with her husband, jointly ensures that the household expenses are covered.

To make sure the diverse family expenses are met, Médessè Eugénie has been running a business selling a variety of goods (school supplies) and beverages out of her home for about ten years. Parallel to this business, she sells vegetable oil. She gets her supplies in her region.

Seeking to satisfy her customers and to increase her sales and revenues, Médessè Eugénie is requesting a loan from ALIDé for a sixth time. This loan will surely enable her boost her business and to make more profit. The previous loans were indeed repaid.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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