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A loan of $1,050 helped purchase of a washing machine and jeweley.

Ablavi's story

Born in 1958 in Agoueve, in the Prefecture of Golfe, Mrs. Ablavi D. is married and the mother of four (4) children. She has opened a dry cleaning store. In her store she also sells jewelery. She is often helped by her oldest child who has finished his schooling and has not yet found employment. Mrs. Ablavi D. assumes 75% of the family expenses as her husband's business is not as successful as it once was. With ten years of experience in this field, she has acquired many clients because of her "know how". She is requesting her first loan to purchase a washing machine and 40 pieces of jewelery.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Dave Gibbons

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