A loan of $1,175 helped a member to buy sewing supplies.


Lumière De Dieu Group's story

LUMIÈRE DE DIEU Group is made up of three people who are members of the same artisans' association. The group's representative is named Sohè Frédéric. He is the one raising his hand in the photograph.

He is married to a reseller named Célestine. The couple has five children. In addition, they have another child in their care. They all live together. Some of the children go to school. The couple makes sure together that the household expenses gets covered.

To this effect, Sohè Frédéric works as a tailor in his workshop. In order to bolster his business and better meet his clientele's expectations, Sohè Frédéric, together with the other members of the group, is seeking financial support from Kiva's partner, ALIDé, for the fourth time. The previous loans were repaid without problems.

In this group: Sohè Frédéric, Agossi Josephine, Toudonou Augustin

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Patrick Stadelmann



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