A loan of $1,000 helped a member to buy spare parts.

Ori-Loniche Group's story

The "Ori-Loniche" group is composed of three people who know each other and belong to the same craftsmen's group. This is the first time this group is seeking financial support from ALIDÉ (one of Kiva's field partners), in order to raise the level of their businesses. The group representative, named Gabriel, is the man whose hand is raised in the photo. Gabriel was born on 6 February 1975 and is married to a hairstylist named Pauline. The couple have four children in their care, of whom two are their own. The children live together with their parents but do not attend school. Gabriel is a mechanic. Alongside this business, which allows him to provide for himself and his children, Gabriel has been selling spare parts at his workshop for nine years. He gets his supplies in Nigeria, a country bordering Benin. With the goal of satisfying his clientele and increasing his sales volume and income, Gabriel, together with his group, is seeking his first loan.

In this group: Gabriel , Chégoun, Gbadébo
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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