A loan of $300 helped to purchase fabric and basins.


Nathalie's story

Nathalie G. was born in Abomey on June 6, 1978 and is married to Joseph Lima, a Civil Administrator. She has two children in school. She has sold fabric and basins for the past six years, and she grew her client base with the first two loans. To further develop her business, she will be purchasing more fabric and basins.

Alidé means “another path always exists for the most poor” in Fon, the principal tribal language of Cotonou, Benin. Benin is a small country in West Africa sandwiched between Togo and Nigeria. GDP per capita stands at $1,500 and poverty is endemic to the capital city of Cotonou. Alidé operates seven different locations in and around Cotonou to ensure that those who need help can help themselves through small loans.



Née le 21/06/1978 à Abomey. Elle est mariée à Lima Joseph (Administrateur civile) et est mère de 02 enfants dont un scolarisé. Elle est dans la vente de tissus et de bassines depuis 06ans.Avec son premier crédit, elle a su fidéliser sa clientèle ce qui a fait accroître la demande de cette dernière. Voulant satisfaire à la demande de sa clientèle, elle sollicite un crédit de 150000 f CFA.



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