A loan of $275 helped a member to buy clothes.

Diane Ermione's Group's story

This group is made up of three members who are friends and who live in the same district. The group representative, Diane Ermione (the woman with her hand raised in the photo), is 28 years old and did not have the opportunity to attend school. Diane Ermione no longer lives with her husband.
Diane Ermione has one child, who receives an education and who lives under her care. Diane Ermione lives alone with her child. The various household expenses are met by Diane Ermione. In order to meet her child's and her own expenses, Diane Ermione has been selling clothes as a travelling vendor for the past three years. Diane Ermione gets her supplies from a market in Bénin. In her quest to satisfy her customers, Diane Ermione, together with the other members of her group, are requesting their first loan from Alidé.

In this group: Diane Ermione, Novissi Ayabajoelle, Dope Josiane

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Christopher Smith

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