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Afi Cathérine
Afi Cathérine was born around 1982.  She is married and the mother of two children.  The family lives in Cocotomey, not far from Cotonou,  the economic capital of the Republic of Benin.  She sells sacks of corn at the Cocotomey marketplace.  Parakou in northern Benin, and Adja in Mono County, are where she buys her goods.  Cathérine has already had a loan from ALIDé that she has repaid.  She is requesting an ALIDé loan again to boost her working capital and to increase her merchandise volume for the happiness of her customers.
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Afi Cathérine est née vers 1982. Cathérine est mariée et mère de deux enfants. La famille vit à Cocotomey, non loin de Cotonou, Capitale Économique de la République du Bénin. Cathérine vend des sacs de maïs au marché de Cocotomey. C’est à Parakou au Nord du Bénin et à Adja dans le Département du Mono que Cathérine achète ses produits. Cathérine a déjà eu de prêt de la part d’ALIDé ; prêt qu’elle a bien remboursé. Cathérine sollicite encore de prêt d’ALIDé pour renforcer son fonds de roulement et accroître le volume de ses produits pour le bonheur de sa clientèle.

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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.

About Benin

  • $1,600
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Benin Loans Fundraising
  • $4,467,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 461.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Afi Cathérine to buy ten 100-kg sacks of corn.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 10, 2009
Aug 23, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2010