A loan of $625 helped a member to buy cosmetic products.

Appoline Marie's Group's story

This group consists of four people who live in the same neighborhood. The leader of the group, named Appoline Marie (the one who has her hand raised in the photo) is 53 years old. Appoline Marie did not go to school. Appoline Marie is married to Marcel. The couple has five children, all in school and one under their care. Appoline Marie lives with her husband and their children. The couple takes care of the household responsibilities together. To do this, Appoline Marie has been selling cosmetic products for seventeen years. Appoline Marie gets her supplies in a market of Benin. With the goal of strengthening her business and to gain the loyalty of her clientele, Appoline Marie joined the other members of her group to request a first loan from ALIDé.

In this group: Appoline Marie, Annie Christelle, Anakpon Floriane Carine, Gwladys Sêmênou Carmelle

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason

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