A loan of $750 helped a member to buy plastic goods.


Les Merveilles Group's story

The LES MERVEILLES group is made up of three women who live in the same neighborhood. The representative of the group, Viviane Claudine, is raising her hand in the photo. This is the second time her group is seeking financial support from ALIDé in order to raise the level of their business. Viviane Claudine is 40 years old and is married to Hermann. The couple has two children, both of whom attend school and are in their care. Viviane Claudine lives with her husband and children. The couple takes care of the different household responsibilities together. Viviane Claudine stopped attending school at the elementary level to be able to help support her household. Viviane Claudine has been selling plastic goods by method of distribution for about ten years. Viviane Claudine stocks up at the market in Benin. In the goal of building up her business to better meet the needs of her clientele, Viviane Claudine wants to get another loan with the other members of the LES MERVEILLES group. The previous loan was properly repaid.

In this group: Viviane Claudine, Fidèle, Agathe

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sherry W.



Loan details


Lenders and lending teams




Loan details