A loan of $1,375 helped a member to buy supplies for cultivating tomatoes, peppers and corn.


Missimahou Group's story

"MISSIMAHOU" is a group of four people who are friends and live in the same neighbourhood. The group representative, David (who has his hand raised in the photo) is married to Justine, a merchant. David is 47 and lives in Benin. He did not attend school. He and his wife have three children, some of whom are in school, all of whom are under their care. David lives with his wife and children. He, his wife, and their children, share the family responsibilities. David has been a farmer for 19 years. With the goal of strengthening his farm and satisfying customer demand, David wants to buy supplies for cultivating tomatoes, peppers and corn. David and his fellow MISSIMAHOU group members are requesting a fourth loan from ALIDe. They paid back their previous loans on time.

In this group: David, Daniel, Abel, Fidèle
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Christine Cooper



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