A loan of $775 helped a member to purchase notions and firewood for resale.


Djrmahuton Group's story

DJRMAHUTON is a group with three members who are friends and all shop in the same area. The leader of the group, Afia Gnonnougan (with her hand raised in the photo), is 42 years old and married to a man named Jean. Afia Gnonnougan has three children who are all in school and in her care. Afia Gnonnougan lives together with her husband and children. Together they are responsible for all the household expenses. She didn't finish much school. It has been almost 12 years since she begun selling firewood and notions from her home in order to pay for all the household expenses. Afia Gnonnougan buys her inventory in Benin. In an effort to satisfy her client's needs, she is requesting her fourth loan along with the other members of her group, DJRMAHUTON. The loan will help her better respond to her client's needs and increase profits. The previous loans were all properly reimbursed.

In this group: Afia Gnonnougan, Rosaline, Goussi
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Emily Frye



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