A loan of $250 helped a member to buy miscellaneous items (canned food, etc.).


Ognatan Group's story

OGNATAN is a group composed of 2 friends who 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, Félicienne, is the one raising her hand on the picture. Félicienne is 36 and lives in Benin. She quit school at the primary level. Félicienne is married to a man named Diallo. They have one dependent child, who goes to school. Félicienne lives with her husband and her child. In order to meet the financial needs of her family, Félicienne has been selling miscellaneous items (canned food, etc.) in a shop in Benin. Félicienne buys those items in a market in Benin. In order to meet the needs of her customers as well as to increase her sales and her income, Félicienne, along with the other members of OGNATAN, is applying for this first loan from ALIDÉ.

In this group: Félicienne , Eugenie

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Julien Roland



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