A loan of $625 helped a member to buy cosmetic products and jewelry.


Ife Ibodun 1 Group's story

IFE IBODUN 1 is a group made up of three women who live in the same neighborhood. Estelle is the representative of the group, and she is the one raising her hand in the photo. She is 38 years old and married to a man named François. The couple has four children, all in their care. Some of the children are in school. Estelle lives with her husband and children and takes care of the various family expenses with her husband.

Estelle left school at the elementary level. For about eight years, she has been selling jewelry and cosmetic products in Benin. She buys her goods at a market in Benin.

In order to meet the needs of her customers, and to increase her turnover, she is requesting a first loan from ALIDé, along with the other members of the IFE IBODUN 1 group.

In this group: Estelle , Denise, Olaribigbé

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan



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