A loan of $475 helped a member to buy kerosene and hair extensions.


Oklunon We Lingbohoto Che Group's story

The group OKLUNON WE LINGBOHOTO CHE is composed of three persons who are sisters who have complementary businesses. This is the first time that this group has requested financial aid from ALIDé in order to boost their businesses. The group's representative, by the name of Reine, is the one with her hand raised in the photo. She is 32 years old and lives in Benin. She is married to an electrician by the name of Florien. They have three children, who are all in school and in their care. Reine lives with together with her husband and children.

To support herself and her children, Reine sells kerosene and hair extensions. She gets her supplies from Nigeria, a country neighboring Benin.

Seeking to satisfy her customers and wanting to increase her sales and her revenues, Reine and the other members of the group OKLUNON WE LINGBOHOTO CHE are requesting an initial loan.

In this group: Reine, Bernadette, Adjala

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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