A loan of $1,400 helped a member to buy ten 10-liter containers oil, and ten lengths of cloth.

Gisèle's Group's story

Gisèle, aged 37, is the official of a two-person group. She is lives with her husband and two children. The elder is 17 years old, and the younger is 11; they both go to school. For sixteen years, Gisèle has been distributing palm oil, and she gets her supplies from the markets of Benin. She is also in demand for selling cloth, especially for ceremonies.

To bolster her business and to meet her children's needs, Gisèle requested and obtained a micro-loan from Finadev. The official is the one found at the left in the photo.

In this group: Gisèle, Sina Lidwine
*not pictured

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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