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Bo Elie
Bo Elie is 33 years old and married to a merchant named Chantal. The couple has four dependent children, some of whom go to school. In addition to their own children, they also have another child in their care. The couple handles together the various household responsibilities.

Bo Elie attended primary school, then learned the trade of electronics technician. He has been working in this sector for approximately seventeen years, which has allowed him to support himself and his family. As a sideline, Bo Elie also sells electronics components in his workshop.

Bo Elie buys his stock in Nigeria. He wants to be better equipped, which is why he is seeking a third loan from ALIDé to purchase electronic parts that will enable him to meet customer demand. The first two loans were correctly repaid.
Bo Elie est âgé de 33 ans et est marié à une marchande du nom de Chantal. Le couple a quatre enfants, dont certains scolarisés et tous à leur charge. En plus de leurs enfants, le couple a un autre enfant à charge. Le couple assure ensemble les diverses charges familiales. Bo Elie a arrêté l’école au niveau primaire, mais a appris le métier d’électronicien. Il y a environs dix sept ans que Bo Elie exerce cette activité; ce qui lui permet de subvenir à ses besoins et de répondre aux exigences de sa famille. Parallèlement, Bo Elie vend des pièces électroniques dans son atelier. Bo Elie s’approvisionne au Nigéria. Dans le but de mieux équiper son atelier par l’acquisition de pièces électroniques pouvant lui permettre de mieux satisfaire la demande de sa clientèle, Bo Elie sollicite pour la troisième fois un crédit auprès de ALIDé. Les deux premiers crédits ont été bien remboursés.

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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
  • 505.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Bo Elie to buy electronic parts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 28, 2011
Dec 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012