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K. Eugénie was born on February 7, 1968 in Porto-Novo, administrative capital of Bénin. Married to MIDODJIHO Félix, a draftsman, Eugénie is the mother of three children, all enrolled in school. For 10 years, the family has been living in Hinkoudé, a district of Porto-Novo. Family living expenses are a shared responsibility of Eugénie and Félix.

Eugénie never went to school. For 10 years, she has been selling cooked food (mutton stew with 'akassa', a dish made of cornstarch, and fish). Eugénie buys her ingredients in the market Ouando in Porto-Novo, and sells her food in Koutongbé, a district of Porto-Novo. She has been a client of ALIDé for some time and has had two loans which have been correctly reimbursed. Eugénie is requesting a third loan from ALIDé to add to her working capital and grow her clientele.

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K. Eugénie est née le 07 Février 1968 à Porto-Novo, capitale administrative du Bénin. Mariée à MIDODJIHO Félix, un dessinateur, Eugénie est mère de trois enfants tous scolarisés. La famille vit depuis 10 ans à Hinkoudé, un quartier de Porto-Novo. Les charges de la famille sont supportées par Eugénie et Félix. Eugénie n’a jamais fréquenté l’école. Depuis 10 ans déjà, elle s’est livrée à la vente de nourriture (sauce de mouton accompagnée de l’akassa, aliment fait à base d’amidon de maïs, et du poisson). Eugénie fait ses approvisionnements au marché Ouando à Porto-Novo, et vend sa nourriture à Koutongbé, un quartier de Porto-Novo. C’est une ancienne cliente de ALIDé qui a bénéficié de deux crédits qui ont été bien remboursés. Eugénie sollicite un troisième crédit auprès de ALIDé dans le but d’augmenter son fonds de roulement et d’agrandir 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.

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  • $1,600
    Average annual income
  • 0
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  • $4,467,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 441.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Eugénie purchase of mutton and condiments such as tomatos, onions, hot peppers, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 17, 2009
Oct 27, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2010