The group's representative, Tadagbé Augustin, is standing in the photo, with his hand raised. He is 46 years old and married to a retailer named Yvette. The couple has four children, all of whom have received schooling and are in their care. Tadagbé Augustin lives with his wife and four children. Household expenses are taken care of by the couple. In order to meet these expenses, Tadagbé Augustin learnt the trade of masonry. Alongside this, he raises pigs - an activity that he began 10 years ago. He obtains his supplies in Benin. In order to satisfy his customers and to increase his turnover and income, Tadagbé Augustin, along with the other group members, is requesting a loan for the first time.
About AlidéAlidé 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.
This is a Group Loan
In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.
Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.
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