A loan of $800 helped to buy cans of palm oil.


Akimou's story

Akimou is 38 years old and lives in Benin. He did not attend school. He is married to a woman named Mariam. The couple has four children, some of whom are in school. Akimou lives with his wife and children and shares the household expenses with his wife.

In order to cover the various expenses of the family, Akimou has been working as a repairman for about ten years. In addition to this activity, he also sells palm oil.

Eager to meet the needs of his customers and to increase his turnover and income, Akimou is requesting a first loan from ALIDé. This loan will surely help him to boost his level of activity and to make more profits.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan



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