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Gbenonkpo Tonafa 4 Group
In this Group: Florence Nikè, Cécile, Yabo, Rosaline, Marcelline, Yélindo
The group GBENONKPO TONAFA 4 comprises six persons who reside in the same district. This is the sixth time this group has requested financial aid from ALIDé to boost their business. The group's representative, Florence Nikè, is the one in the photo with her hand raised. She is 37 years old and married to a man named Appolinaire. She left school at the elementary level. The couple have three children, all in school and in their care. Florence Nikè lives together with her husband and children. The couple share in the different household expenses.

To help with the different household expenses, Florence Nikè sells beauty products and hair extensions in her neighborhood. This business enables her to meet her needs without much problem. She gets her supplies from a market in Benin.

Seeking to satisfy her customers and to increase her sales and revenues, Florence Nikè and the other members of the group GBENONKPO TONAFA 4 are requesting a sixth loan from ALIDé. This loan will enable them to raise their level of business and grow their customer base and revenues. The previous loans were indeed repaid.
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Le groupe GBENONKPO TONAFA 4 est composé de six personnes qui résident dans un même quartier. C'est la sixième fois que ce groupe sollicite l'aide financier de ALIDé, afin d'élever le niveau de son activité. La représentante du groupe, du nom de Florence Nikè est celle qui a la main levée sur la photo. Florence Nikè est âgée de 37 ans et est mariée à un certain Appolinaire. Florence Nikè a arrêté l’école au niveau primaire. Le couple a trois enfants, tous scolarisés et à leur charge. Florence Nikè vit ensemble avec son mari et ses enfants. Le couple se partage les différentes charges de la maison. Pour contribuer aux différents besoins de la famille, Florence Nikè vend des produits de beauté et des mèches dans son quartier. Cette activité lui permet de répondre sans grande difficulté à ses besoins. Florence Nikè s’approvisionne dans un marché du Bénin. Dans la quête de la satisfaction de sa clientèle et pour accroître son chiffre d’affaires et son revenu, Florence Nikè sollicite ensemble avec les autres membres du groupe GBENONKPO TONAFA 4, un sixième crédit auprès de ALIDé. Ce prêt leur permettra de rehausser le niveau de leur activité et d’accroître leur clientèle et leur revenu. Les prêts antérieurs ont été bien remboursés.

Additional Information

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Benin

  • $1,600
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Benin Loans Fundraising
  • $4,467,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 538.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Gbenonkpo Tonafa 4 Group's $725 loan helped a member to buy beauty products and hair extensions.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 4, 2012
Aug 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 19, 2013