A loan of $375 helped a member to buy wheat floor and sugar.


Mawule Group's story

The Mawule group is composed of six individuals living n the same neighborhood. The group’s representative, Houevo Appoline (the one raising her hand in the photo) is 53 years old. Houevo Appoline never attended school. She is a widow and has two dependent children, one of whom is in school. In order to provide for her children, Houevo Appoline has been selling snacks (made of wheat flour and sugar) as a street vendor and out of her home for 15 years. Houevo Appoline stocks up at a market in Benin. With the goal of bolstering her business, Houevo Appoline, together with the other members of the Mawule group, is seeking her second loan from ALIDé. Their prior loan has been duly repaid.

In this group: Houevo Appoline, Justine, Clémentine , Dédévi, Honorine, Jeanne A.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S



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