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Jérôme is 34 years old and lives in Benin. He has a primary school education. He is married to a merchant named Léontine. The couple has three children living in their care, all of whom have received schooling. Two of the children living in their care are their own biological children. Jérôme lives with his wife and children, and he and his wife both cover the household expenses together.

In order to cover his family's expenses, Jérôme has been selling pigs from his home for nineteen years now. He stocks up in a town in Benin and in Burkina Faso.

Jérôme is seeking a loan from ALIDé for the first time, in the hopes of satisfying his customers and increasing his sales and revenue. The loan will definitely allow him to expand his business and earn more profit.
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Jérôme est âgé de 34 ans et vit au Bénin. Jérôme a fréquenté l’école jusqu’au niveau primaire. Jérôme est marié à Léontine, une marchande. Le couple a trois enfants à leur charge, tous scolarisés. Parmi les enfants, deux sont leurs propres enfants. Jérôme vit ensemble avec sa femme et ses enfants et assure ensemble avec sa femme, les charges de la maison. Afin d’assurer les diverses charges de la famille, Jérôme mène comme activité depuis dix neuf ans, la vente des porcs à son domicile. Jérôme s’approvisionne dans une ville du Bénin et au Burkina Faso. Dans la quête de la satisfaction de sa clientèle et pour accroître son chiffre d’affaires et son revenu, Jérôme sollicite pour la première fois, un crédit auprès de ALIDé. Ce prêt lui permettra certainement de rehausser le niveau de son activité et de se faire plus de profits.

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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
  • 508.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD