A loan of $350 helped purchase of one bag of manioc, one bag of rice and half a bag of varied seasonings..


Emilienne's story

Mrs. Emilienne H. was born on December 29, 1964 in Houéyogbé in the department of OUEME in BENIN. She is an ethnic XWLA and is married to Mr.Mathurin ADAM, an accountant in a company in Cotonou. She sells ready to eat meals, such as a paste made with corn flour and fatty rice. She is located in her neighborhood, near a large scrap metal store. Recognising her highly demanding customers, who are for the most part loaders, she is hoping to vary her offerings. She is requesting her third loan to fulfill the expectations of her clients.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Veronique Fourment



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