A loan of $225 helped purchase of 3 sacks of 50 kg of wheat flour, 50 Kg of dried beans, 1 sack of 100 kg of cocoyams, and 25 liters of peanut oil.


Odile's story

K. Odile was born on October 26, 1971 in Abomey, one of the historic and touristic towns in Bénin. Odile is married to Affognon Abel. Odile is the mother of 4 children, of whom 3 are enrolled in school. She sells bean fritters, fried cocoyams, French fries, and dough made out of wheat flour.



Odile prepares and serves her dishes in front of the town hall of Avotrou, a working class neighborhood of the city of Cotonou, economic capital of the Republic of Bénin. Odile has already received several loans from ALIDé. She always reimburses her loans without difficulty. To bolster her business and better satisfy her customers, Odile is requesting another loan from ALIDé.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Teresa Kramer



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