A loan of $1,475 helped a member buy locks and beauty products.

Une Femme De Plus Group's story

"Une Femme de Plus" (One More Woman) is a group of four women whose members reside in the same neighborhood.

Emilienne, representative of the group and whose hand is raised in the photo, is 34 years old and is married to an artist named Edward. The couple has three children attending school, two of whom are dependents. Emilienne lives together with her ​​husband and children. The couple share the various household responsibilities.

Emilienne has had very little education. For about eight years, she has been selling locks and beauty products in her neighborhood. She buys her products in Benin.

This is the fourth time Emilienne and other members of the "Une Femme de Plus" group have requested the financial support of ALIDé to strengthen their working capital and business activities, and to better meet the demands of their customers.

In this group: Emilienne , Jacqueline, Sidonie, Evéline

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell

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