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Fatimatou is 27 years old, married, and the mother of three children, of whom two are in school. The oldest is 8 years old, and the youngest is 3 months old. Specialized in selling toothpaste and cosmetic products for several years, she gets her supplies from one of the markets in Benin.

Concerned about bolstering her business capital and satisfying the needs of her customers, she requested and obtained a micro-loan from FINADEV. The profits earned will enable her to help cover her children's schooling costs and meet their needs.
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Fatimatou est âgée de 27 ans. Mariée et mère de trois enfants dont deux sont scolarisés, le plus âgé a 8 ans et le moins âgé a 03 mis. Spécialisée dans la vente des pâtes dentifrices et des produits cosmétiques depuis quelques années, elle s'approvisionne dans l'un des marchés du Bénin. Dans le souci de renforcer son fonds de commerce et de satisfaire les besoins de ses clients, elle a sollicité et a obtenu un financement auprès de Finadev. Le bénéfice dégagé lui permettra de participer à la scolarisation de ses enfants et de subvenir à ses besoins.

About Benin

  • $1,600
    Average annual income
  • 0
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  • $4,467,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 503.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Fatimatou to purchase toothpaste, toothbrushes, and cosmetic products to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 24, 2012
Sep 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 26, 2013