A loan of $600 helped to buy beams.


Noël's story

Noël is 41 and married to a merchant named Antoinette. They have five children, some of whom are in school and all of whom are under their care.
Noël lives with his wife and children. Together, the couple cares for their family. Noël did not go to school, but he learned carpentry. He has done this work for thirteen years, and it allows him to cover his family's needs. He gets his supplies in a town in Bénin. In order to satisfy customer demand, he is requesting his fourth loan from ALIDé. His previous loans were all payed back well.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Christine Cooper



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