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Gbadechiré Emilienne
Gbadechiré Emilienne was born on 19 September 1979 in Cotonou, the economic capital of Benin. Married to Jean Dada, a welder, Emilienne is the mother of two children, of whom one has received schooling. Only one child is in her care. For about seven years, Emilienne has lived in Ekpè, in the commune of Sèmè-Podji, with her family. The couple share the various family expenses.

Emilienne did not go to school but learned hairstyling. She has been carrying out this profession for eleven years and also sells hair extensions and hair care products in her workshop. Emilienne wishes to increase her stock of products and equip her hair salon with different and varied products so as to attract more customers. For this reason, Emilienne is asking for a loan from ALIDé for the first time.
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K. Gbadechiré Emilienne est née le 19 Septembre 1979 à Cotonou, capitale économique du Bénin. Mariée à DADA Jean, un soudeur, Emilienne est mère de deux enfants, dont un est scolarisé. Seulement un enfant est à sa charge. Depuis environs sept ans, Emilienne réside à Ekpè dans la commune de Sèmè-Podji, avec sa famille. Le couple se partage les diverses charges familiales. Emilienne n’a pas fréquenté l’école, mais a appris la coiffure. Emilienne exerce cette activité depuis onze ans et vend également des mèches et des produits pour cheveux dans son atelier. Emilienne désire augmenter le stock de ses produits et équiper son salon de coiffure, de produits divers et variés afin d’attirer plus la clientèle. Eu égard à cela, Emilienne sollicite pour la première fois un prêt de ALIDé.

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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
  • 508.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Gbadechiré Emilienne to purchase hair extensions and hair styling products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 25, 2010
Jul 19, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011