A loan of $3,550 helped a member to purchase jewelry.


Houenoussou 3 Group's story

The Houenoussou 3 Group is made up of 28 people who live in the same area. This is the first time that the group has asked for a loan via ALIDé, which they are doing in order to raise the levels of their businesses. The representative of the group, named Faissathou, is pictured with his hand raised. Faissouthou is 64 years old and lives in Bénin. He is married to Christian. The couple has five children, all in school, of whom two are still dependents. The couple work togther to provide for the various household expenses. Faissathou did not go to school.

For thirty years, Faissathou has been selling jewelry in his region. He buys his stock at a market in Bénin. In pursuit of customer satisfaction and to grow his turnover and profit, Faissathou is asking for his first loan through ALIDé along with his group.

In this group: Bossè, Souradiatou, Akankè Pierrette, Florette, Vidéhoun, Michline Layo, Ida Christitin, Tawakalitou, Léa, Thèrèse, Hélène, Rihanatou, Laure, Suzane, Ilédi Henriette, Jeanne Abran, Clémentine, Josephine, Chérifath, Pierrette, Rotimi, Ane, Christiane, Ramatou, Pulcherie, Faissathou, Oumè Josephine, Aimée

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Michael Mszanski



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