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A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase bread that he will resell in his region.

Sonagnon Dénis's story

Sonagnon Dénis is 47 years of age and is married to a retailer named Josephine. The couple has four children, all in school, and three who are dependents. Sonagnon Dénis lives with his wife and children, and together the couple provides for the various household expenses.

Sonagnon Dénis attended school very little. He has been selling bread in his region and the surrounding area for the past twenty years. Sonagnon Dénis purchases his supplies in the city of Bénin. In order to meet the demand of his customers, Sonagnon Dénis is seeking his first loan from Alidé.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jane Coe

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