A loan of $600 helped to buy spare parts and lubricants.

Médéssè François's story

Médéssè François is 33 years old and lives in Benin. He did not attend school. He is married to Justine, a retailer. They have five children in their care, some of whom go to school. Four of these children are their own children.

Médéssè François lives with his wife and children and takes care of the household expenses with his wife. To cover the various family expenses, he has been working as a mechanic for about ten years, in his own shop. Additionally, he sells spare parts and lubricants. He stocks up in one of the cities of Benin.

In order to satisfy the needs of his customers, and to increase his turnover and income, he is requesting his first loan from ALIDé. This loan will surely help him to boost the level of his activity and to increase his profits.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan

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