Afepeb Gbegamey Group

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Afepeb Gbegamey Group

The “Afepeb Gbegamey” group is composed of 14 members who know each other frpm living in the same neighborhood in Benin. The group’s representative, by the name of Clémence Suzanne, is the one raising her hand in the photo. With the goal of expanding their business activities and better meeting demand, the group is seeking a financing from ALIDé. Clémence Suzanne is married to Augustin, an electrician, and has three children, all of whom are in school. The spouses jointly provide for various family needs. Clémence Suzanne lives together with her husband and children. She never went to...

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Adriana

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Adriana

Adriana is married and lives in the city of Barranquilla. She operates a business making clothing for men and women, some for sale and some for rent. She has operated the business for 11 years. It is located in the neighborhood where she lives. Companies are among her largest customers and she buys her supplies from traditional stores in Barranquilla. The months ahead are normally the busiest of the year for her and she’s very happy because her sales increase. She started as an entrepreneur in 1999 when she moved to Barranquilla after being displaced from another part of the country....

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Shabana’s Group

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Shabana’s Group

Shabana is 36 years old and has six children. Her son works while her daughters are getting their education. Her brother also lives with her and operates a washing machine spare parts business. Shabana has applied for a loan from Kiva partner Asasah for the expansion of her brother’s business. With the loan, her brother will buy spare parts in larger quantity to sell to his customers and earn better profit. Shabana is hopeful that after the loan investment, her brother’s business will grow further and he will be able to make more profits. Country: Pakistan Average Annual Income: $3,004...

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Juana

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Juana

Doña Juana is a businesswoman. She has her own business that has helped her move ahead in life, together with her three children, who are today all grown. Her business is selling shoes and and a pharmacy; she looks after the shoe store, and her son takes care of the pharmacy. This is how they have been able to move ahead in life. To begin with, she did it with little capital from her work; later on, with financing from Afodenic, she was able to introduce more variety and styles of shoes, and started to grow, achieving new clients, higher sales, and renting the space from where she sells. She...

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Faddah

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Faddah

Faddah is 32 years old and a mother of three daughters. Her husband works as a driver for one of the telecommunication companies in Jordan. Being very good in time management, she was able to manage her time between raising her daughters and working at the grocery store she opened five years ago in the neighborhood. She now has a great reputation. She applied for this loan to add more food items to enrich her store with a variety of products. Country: Jordan Average Annual Income: $3,740 Currency: Jordan Dinars (JOD) Exchange Rate: 0.7082 JOD = 1...

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