A loan of $950 helped to buy electronic parts.

Bo Elie's story

Bo Elie is 35 years old and married to a saleswoman named Chantal. They have four children, some of whom attend school at their expense. Bo Elie lives with his wife and children. The couple shares the household expenses. Bo Elie attended school to the secondary level, but went on to study electronics. He has been in this business for 16 years. On the side he has a parallel business of buying and selling DVD's and cassettes in his workshop. Bo Elie buys his stock in Nigeria. Hoping to satisfy his customers' demand, Bo Elie requests a fifth loan from ALIDé. The previous loans have been repaid.

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