A loan of $375 helped a member to buy sacks of corn for resale.

Simandokinto Group's story

SIMANDOKINTO is a group of three people whose members live in the same neighborhood. The group’s representative is Ayaba Jeanne Chantal (whose hand is raised in the photo). She is 43 years old and married to a man named Idelphonce. They have four dependent children, all in school. Ayaba Jeanne Chantal never went to school. She lives with her husband and their children, and the couple handle together the various household responsibilities.

Ayaba Jeanne Chantal has been selling corn in a district of Benin for nearly nine years. She buys her stock at a market in Benin.

Ayaba Jeanne Chantal and the other members of the group SIMANDOKINTO are seeking their first loan from ALIDé to strengthen their working capital, bolster their activities, and meet the needs of their customers.

In this group: Ayaba Jeanne Chantal, Antoinette, Baï Marcelline
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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