A loan of $1,650 helped a member to purchase jewelry and clothing.


Jesus Benit Group's story

The group JESUS BENIT has 18 members who are all from the same neighborhood. The group's leader, Françoise has her hand raised in the photo. With a goal to improve business and better respond to client demand, the group is requesting a loan from ALIDé. Francoise only studied through primary school. Françoise is 42 years old and married to a driver named Albert. The couple has three children who are all in school. Françoise lives with her children and together with her husband takes care of all the household expenses. In order to help with all the family expenses, Françoise has been selling jewelry and clothing from her home and through a distribution system for the past 15 years. She buys her inventory in Nigeria. In order to strengthen the business and respond to client demand, Françoise together with the group JESUS BENIT are requesting a loan from ALIDé. Their goal is to increase their business activity.

In this group: Estelle, Ida, Synthia, Françoise , Félicienne, Affi, Akouavi, Félicienne, Ayaba, Akouvi Alice, Ella, Josephine, Mahoutoe Parfaite, Célestine, Kossilatè Pascaline, Béatrice, Chiba, Elmnels

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Emily Frye



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