A loan of $1,200 helped a member to buy fabric as well as cartons of fresh eggs.


Afepeb Group's story

Afebep is a group of four members living in the same neighborhood. The group's representative, Houenangnon Abibatou (the one raising her hand in the photo) is 33 years old and married to Jean-Pierre, a house painter. They have no children. Houenangnon Abibatou lives together with her husband. She stopped her education at the primary school level. Houenangnon Abibatou and her husband jointly provide for various household needs. For almost 15 years, Houenangnon Abibatou has been selling fabric and cartons of eggs in a district of Benin. Houenangnon Abibatou stocks up at a certain market in a region of Benin. This is the fourth time that Houenangnon Abibatou and the other members of Afebep group are seeking financial support from ALIDe in order to bolster their working capital and enhance their business by better meeting customer demand. Their prior loans have been duly repaid.

In this group: Houénangnon Abibatou, Angèle Médessè, Sévérine, Clémence Suzanne Enagnon
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Ekaterina Sukhanova



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