A loan of $3,275 helped a member to purchase sand, cement, and some pigs.


Gmtb Group's story

The group GMTB comprises eleven persons who do the same work. The group's representative, Tadagbé Augustin, is the one in the photo with his hand raised. With the goal of boosting their business to cope better with customer demands, this group is requesting financial support from ALIDé for a second time.

Tadagbé Augustin dropped out of primary school. He is 47 years old and married to a retailer named Yvette. The couple have four children, all in school and in their care. Tadagbé Augustin lives together with his wife and children. He and his wife jointly ensure that the diverse family expenses are covered.

To help with diverse family needs, Tadagbé Augustin has been doing masonry for about twenty years. Parallel to this business, he raises pigs. He gets his supplies from wholesalers.

With the goal of bolstering their work and satisfying their customers further, Tadagbé Augustin and the other members of the group GMTB are requesting a second loan from ALIDé. Their ambition is to boost their businesses. The first loan was indeed paid back.

In this group: Tadagbé Augustin, Sèmèdéton Honoré, Albert Sèwanou, Mètonwanou Albert, Kpènagni Eliézer, Léopold, Dègnon Aristide, Pascal Houngbedji, Nassirou, Vidéhouénou Gérard, Nounagnon Félix
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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