A loan of $400 helped a member buy corn, wheat flour, vegetable oil and fruit.


Nonvigbe Group's story

The NONVIGBE group consists of three members who live in the same neighborhood. The representative of the group named Anne Marie is the one with her hand raised in the picture. To raise the level of their business and better meet the demand of their customers, this group is seeking for the second time the financial support of ALIDé.

Anne Marie is married to Donatien, a public servant. She is the mother of three children all attending (or having attended) school, and of whom one remains under her care. She lives together with her children and her husband.

Anne Marie has never been to school. To support herself and her children over the past seven years, her business activity has been to sell corn mush along with donuts (made ​​from wheat flour) in her neighborhood. As an additional activity, Anne Marie buys and sells fruit in her neighborhood. She gets her supplies in Benin.

In order to strengthen their business and better serve their customers, Anne Marie and her group are seeking a credit loan from ALIDé. Their ambition is to increase the level of their business activity.

In this group: Anne Marie, Abla, Solange

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell



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