A loan of $525 helped a member to buy used clothing.

Joie Du Christ Group's story

The "Joie du Christ" group is made of three people who live in the same neighborhood in Benin. The group's representative, Adjobignon Colette, has her hand raised in the photo. She is 33 years old and is married to a commercial agent called Oscar. They have 4 children are responsible for all of them. Some of the children have received education.

Adjobignon Colette lives with her family. Together, the couple take care of the various household expenses. Adjobignon Colette left school at an early age. To take care of her needs and to meet her expenses, she sells second-hand clothing at a market in Benin. She purchases the clothing in Benin, and has been involved in this activity for 8 years. This is the second time that Adjobignon Colette and the other members of "Joie du Christ" have asked for a loan from ALIDé. The loan will help them increase their business in order to better meet customer demand.

In this group: Adjobignon Colette, Mireille M. , Antoinette

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sarah Puchner

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