A loan of $975 helped a member to buy food (corn, soybean) and charcoal.


Wangnignigbe 2 Group's story

WANGNIGNIGBE 2 is a group composed of 3 people who all belong to the same "tontine" (savings group). The group representative, Henriette Claire, is the one raising her hand on the picture. This is the third time that this group requests a loan from ALIDé, in order to increase their business. Henriette Claire is 39 and is married to a man named Djima. They care for their 3 children, who all go to school. Henriette Claire quit school at the primary level. For 8 years, Henriette Claire has been selling food and charcoal on the side, from home. Henriette Claire buys those items in Benin. In order to increase the stock of these items and better meet the needs of her customers, Henriette Claire would like to obtain a third loan from ALIDé, along with the other members of the WANGNIGNIGBE 2 group. Previous loans have been successfully paid back.

In this group: Henriette Claire, Alice, Setondji Antoinette

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Julien Roland



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