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Christine DAÏ was born August 28, 1974 in Allada in the Atlantique department. She has been living in the Dogoudo quarter of Allada since birth. Married to Paulin AHOKPONOU, Christine is the mother of four children, all in school. Christine lives with her children. Together, the couple provides for the needs of their family. Christine attended elementary school only. In order to support herself and feed her family, Christine prepares and sells food (rice) in her home. As a sideline, she also sells bundles of wood from her home. She has been doing this for three years and has received three previous loans with ALIDé. All three loans were repaid without incident. Christine now wishes to boost her activities to better satisfy her expanding customer base. She is seeking a fourth loan to increase her stocks.
DAÏ Christine est née le 28 Août 1974 à Allada, dans le département de l’Atlantique. Christine vit depuis sa naissance au quartier Dogoudo à Allada. Mariée à AHOKPONOU Paulin, Christine est mère de quatre enfants, tous scolarisés. Christine vit toujours avec ses enfants. Le couple subvient ensemble aux différents besoins de la famille. Christine n’a fréquenté que l’école primaire. Pour se prendre en charge et nourrir sa famille, Christine prépare et vend de la nourriture (riz) à son domicile. De façon secondaire, Christine vend des fagots de bois à son domicile. Christine exerce cette activité depuis trois ans et a déjà bénéficié de trois crédits auprès de ALIDé. Ces trois crédits ont été tous bien remboursés. Christine désire rehausser le niveau de son activité pour mieux satisfaire sa clientèle de plus en plus nombreuse. C’est donc pour augmenter son stock de produits que Christine sollicite un quatrième crédit.

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About Alidé

Alidé is a Beninese NGO that works to reduce poverty by offering sustainable access to productive loans like this one in addition to savings, training sessions, and social work to low-income families.

Supporters of this loan should be aware that there is some risk of being repaid late. Because the Beninois Ministry of Finance has imposed restrictions on the amount of money Alidé can send to Kiva, the organization can only send monthly repayments in installments smaller than $13,000. This means that some Kiva lenders may receive their repayments late. However, Alidé remains a healthy institution in good standing with its creditors, and Kiva would like to continue working to support its clients. For more information, please refer to Alidé's partner profile page.

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  • $1,600
    Average annual income
  • 0
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  • $4,467,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 537.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Christine purchase of rice, peanut oil and two stères of firewood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 17, 2010
Jun 17, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011