A loan of $2,525 helped a member to buy a truckload of palm oil fruit to convert into palm oil.

Finangnon Group's story

The FINANGNON association is made up of 21 people living in the same region. The representative of this group is Addifondé, the woman with her hand raised in the photo. In order to ramp up the level of their business and to better meet the demands of their clientele, this group is requesting, for a second time, the financial support of ALIDé. Addifondé never attended school. She is 42-years old and is married to a farmer named Rémi. The couple has 9 children, of which four remain under their care. Addifondé and her husband live together with their children. To contribute to the needs of the family, for roughly 30 years, Addifondé has been selling palm oil, which comes from the palm oil nut. Secondarily, Addifondé also sells manioc flour in a village in Benin. She stocks up in her region. In order to strengthen their business and better satisfy their clients, Addifondé and the other members of the group are requesting a second loan from ALIDé. Their goal is increase the level of their operation.

In this group: Addiffondé, Augustine, Félicienne, Antoinette, Marie, Charlotte, Pierette Ablawa, Victoire, Julienne, Monique, Pélagie, Micheline, Blandine, Rosine, Véronique, Théodora, Wèossi, Félicité, Pascaline, Célestine, Jacqueline

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Cynthia McDonnell

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