Life Transforming Experience

Matilda’s story is similar to several women out there struggling to provide basic needs for their families. The future looked almost bleak with very little support from a spouse who earned a monthly income of about $50. She joined our micro loan program in the year 2010 and successfully graduated from our six-week Micro Business Training Program. She started her business as a table-top petty trader.

Agricultural Co-op

Our Agriculture Loan Program began with a farmer’s cooperative from the village of Kpe (Zinvie) with 58 farmers. Thirty-seven (37) received loans under the Trust Bank model where each farmer guarantees the others for the 1 year loan which has two payments at 6 and 12 months. These farmers are producing pineapple and papaya which… Read more »


Mr. Agbodjinou is a 40 year old male who is married with one child. He had a minimal income as a motorcycle taxi driver and needed resources to cultivate his fields and sow the corn. He was denied financial aid through conventional means. He acquired information about MEDIC Benin and soon received a loan of… Read more »

Achieving Success

Mrs. Akossiwa Zankou married with 4 children, was in need of money to reinforce her micro business when she heard about MEDIC. She joined a Trust Bank called Changement Nouveau and followed the training, after which she applied for a loan and received $120.00 USD. Akossiwa used it to reinforce her business. She is now… Read more »

Making a Difference

Mrs. HOSSOU Ahissou, 60 years old and widowed, made the trade of cassava that procured her sufficiently of incomes before. But brutally, her children had fallen sick and her mam died. Then, she spent all her incomes and fell in a total bankruptcy. She ended up getting a small financial support which allowed her to… Read more »

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