A loan of $325 helped a member to buy condiments and other products.


Wangninan Group's story

WANGNINAN Group is made up of three people who are sisters-in-law. The group's representative, named Christine, is the one raising her hand in the photograph. She's 35 years old and married to one Mahuton. Together, they have four school-attending children in their care. Christine lives together with her husband and children. The couple takes care of the household expenses together. Christine never attended school. For twenty years, she's been selling condiments and various products at her home. She gets her supplies in a market in Benin. In order to bolster her business and meet customer demand, Christine, together with the other members of her group, is seeking a first loan from Kiva's partner, ALIDé.

In this group: Christine, Bernadette, Ida
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Patrick Stadelmann



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