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Annie Clanclounon D. is a widow with 3 daughters; Chimene 17, Cynthia 14, and Mireille 10, all attending school. She was born mid August, 1967. Five years ago she started a business selling drinking glasses. Now she is selling clothing fabrics, children's cloths and pagnes (decorative cloth). She sells traveling door to door and she buys her products at the Libanais Market. She uses her profits to pay for her children's schooling. In the future, she wold like to open a shop to sell cloths.
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D. Clanclounon Annie est veuve avec 3 filles, Chimène, 17, Cynthia, 14, and Mireille, 10, tous scolarisées. Elle est née le mi-aout 1967. Il y a 5 ans qu’elle commence son travail avec les verres à boires. Actuellement, elle vend les tissus de vêtements, les habits d’enfants, et les pagnes. Elle est ambulante, et elle achète ses produits au marché des Libanais. Elle utilise ses revenus pour payer les frais de scolarité. Dans le futur, elle veut ouvrir une boutique pour vendre ses vêtements.

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About Alidé

Alidé is a Beninese NGO that works to reduce poverty by offering sustainable access to productive loans like this one in addition to savings, training sessions, and social work to low-income families.

Supporters of this loan should be aware that there is some risk of being repaid late. Because the Beninois Ministry of Finance has imposed restrictions on the amount of money Alidé can send to Kiva, the organization can only send monthly repayments in installments smaller than $13,000. This means that some Kiva lenders may receive their repayments late. However, Alidé remains a healthy institution in good standing with its creditors, and Kiva would like to continue working to support its clients. For more information, please refer to Alidé's partner profile page.

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  • $1,600
    Average annual income
  • 0
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  • $4,467,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 516.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Annie purchase of cloths for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 2, 2009
Jan 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2010