A loan of $475 helped a member buy fabrics, rice and vegetable oil.


Mikpamahou Group's story

Mikpamahou is a group of three people living in the same neighborhood. The representative of the group named Ablawa Cécile (whose hand is raised in the photo) is 45 years old.

Ablawa Cecilia is married to Parfait. The couple has five children, all attend school and are their dependents. Ablawa Cécile lives with her children and husband and ensures together with him the household expenses.

Ablawa Cécile left school at primary level. To meet her various responsibilities, Ablawa Cécile sells porridge made ​​from maize along with paté, and secondarily sells fabrics, rice and vegetable oil. She has been doing this for five years in one of Benin's regions. Ablawa Cécile resupplies in one of Benin's markets.

In order to better meet the demands of an increasing number of customers and also to increase their revenue, Ablawa Cécile, together with other Mikpamahou group members, is requesting a first loan from ALIDé.

In this group: Ablawa Cécile, Delphine, Célestine

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer René McConnell



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