A loan of $375 helped a member purchase second hand goods.

Wangnignigbe Group's story

WANGNIGNIGBE is a group of three people whose members live in the same neighbourhood. The representant of the group, Mireille (whose hand is raised in the photo), is 34 years old.Mireille is married to a cook by the name of Celestin. The couple have two children, they pay school fees for both of them. To cover their needs, for nearly seven years Mireille has been selling second hand clothes, underwear and jewellery in her neighbourhood in Benin.Mireille buys her stock in a market in Benin. In order to enlarge her business and to be more competitive, Mireille would like to increase her stock; which will enable her to increase her turnover and her income. For this reason, Mireille requests a loan from ALIDé together with the other members of the WANGNIGNIGBE group.

In this group: Mireille, Alihossi Dénise, Solange

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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