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Abiodoun Akim
Abiodoun Akim is 22 years old and living in Bénin. Abiodoun Akim left school at the secondary level. He lives and takes care of the different household needs on his own.

Two years ago, in order to make ends meet, Abiodoun Akim started selling frozen products from his shop in Bénin. He buys his stock from fisheries in Bénin. He would like to purchase a new freezer, which will allow him to keep his fish frozen. This will enable him to better meet the demands of his clientele. To accomplish this, Abiodoun Akim is asking for his second loan via ALIDé. His first loan was properly repaid.
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Abiodoun Akim est âgé de 22 ans et vit au Bénin. Abiodoun Akim a arrêté l’école au niveau secondaire. Abiodoun Akim vit et assure seul les diverses charges de la maison. Il y a deux ans, afin de subvenir à ses besoins, Abiodoun Akim vend des produits congelés dans sa boutique au Bénin. Abiodoun Akim s’approvisionne dans des poissonneries au Bénin. Abiodoun Akim désire acquérir un nouveau congélateur qui lui permettra de garder à froid ses poissons, afin de mieux satisfaire aux exigences de sa clientèle. Pour ce faire, Abiodoun Akim sollicite un deuxième crédit auprès de ALIDé. Le premier crédit été bien remboursé.

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About Alidé

Alidé is a Beninese NGO that works to reduce poverty by offering sustainable access to productive loans like this one in addition to savings, training sessions, and social work to low-income families.

Supporters of this loan should be aware that there is some risk of being repaid late. Because the Beninois Ministry of Finance has imposed restrictions on the amount of money Alidé can send to Kiva, the organization can only send monthly repayments in installments smaller than $13,000. This means that some Kiva lenders may receive their repayments late. However, Alidé remains a healthy institution in good standing with its creditors, and Kiva would like to continue working to support its clients. For more information, please refer to Alidé's partner profile page.

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  • $1,600
    Average annual income
  • 0
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  • $4,467,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 495.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Abiodoun Akim to purchase a freezer for storing fish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 28, 2012
Apr 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 10, 2013