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ID: 50978
Country: Benin
Title: Benin - Adapted Rural Financing Services Promotion Project in Benin - Sept 2017
Description: September 5th, 2019. Lobogo, Benin Republic.
Emile in his convenience store in Lobogo.
Emile Kouessi Gnansounnou 50years with 5children and one wife owns convenience stores, bar and table footballer game rental in Lobogo.He opened his first store 20years ago after working in a similar store. Through a friend, he got to know about ASF and approached them for a loan in order to expand his business. A loan of 700, 000 CFA was granted to him and the business flourished well that he refund the loan in the shortest time. ASF has recently offered Emile 5million CFA Loan so he could open more stores, bars and venture into cement selling in the community. ASF makes the frequent inspection to his stores to evaluate how he is fairing and give necessary advice to improve the business.Emile is now a homeowner, thanks to his ASF supported business. He hopes his children will become successful politicians and leaders after their education. He hopes his wife will advance from retail rice food selling to wholesales.
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Photographer: Andrew Esiebo
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