A loan of $425 helped a member to buy cosmetic products and hair extensions.

Avan-Nah Group's story

AVAN-NAH is a group composed of 3 people who all live in the same neighborhood. This is the first time that this group requests a loan from ALIDé, in order to increase their business. The group representative, Kwassialé Hermance, is the one raising her hand on the picture. Kwassialé Hermance is 38 and lives in Benin. Kwassialé Hermance quit school at the primary level. She is married to an electrician named Norbert. They care for their 2 children, who both go to school. Kwassialé Hermance lives with her husband and her children. In order to meet the financial needs of her family, she has been selling cosmetic products and hair extensions from home for about 5 years. Kwassialé Hermance buys those items in markets in Benin and in Togo. In order to meet the needs of her customers as well as to increase her sales and her income, Kwassialé Hermance, along with the other members of the group, is applying for this first loan from ALIDé.

In this group: Kwassialé Hermance, Agathe, Akoua Fréda

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Julien Roland

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