A loan of $500 helped to buy a sewing machine and sewing supplies.

Vènan André's story

Vènan André is 52 years old and married to Antoinette. The couple has seven children, some of whom go to school. Vènan André lives with his wife and children and covers the family's various expenses with his wife.

Vènan André did not go to school. Instead, he learned to sew. He has been working as a tailor for the past 30 years, an activity which allows him to meet the needs of his family. In order to meet the demand from his customers, he is requesting financial support from ALIDé for the fourth time. His previous loans were all duly repaid.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan

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