A loan of $350 helped a member to buy fruits and some jugs of peanut oil.


La Clé De David Group's story

The group “La clé de David” [The Key of David] is a group composed of three individuals living in the same house. The group’s representative, Sophie Akouavi, is the one raising her hand in the photo. Sophie Akouavi is 35 years old; her husband’s name is Michel. Sophie Akouavi never attended school. She and her husband have four dependent children, all in school. Sophie Akouavi and her husband live together with their children, and jointly provide for household needs. Sophie Akouavi sells fruits and peanut oil at a market in Benin. This business allows her to provide for her and her children’s needs without major issues. Sophie Akouavi and the other members of her group seek financial support from ALIDé for the sixth time, in order to strengthen their business and better meet customer expectations. Their prior loans have been duly repaid.

In this group: Sophie Akouavi, Philomène, Gbènado Josephine

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S



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