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Colette
Colette is 44 years old, married, and the mother of three children, two of whom have been to school. The oldest is 25 and the youngest is 17. Specializing in the sale of soaps for several years, she gets her supplies from wholesalers in one of the markets in Bénin as well as outside the country. In the hopes of increasing her capital and to satisfy the demand of her clients, Colette has requested and gotten a loan through Finadev. She hopes to grow her supplementary income and contribute to her children’s education.
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Agée de 44ans, Colette est mariée et mère de trois enfants dont deux sont scolarisés. Le plus âgé et le moins âgé ont respectivement 25 et 17ans. Spécialisée dans la vente de savons depuis quelques années, elle s'approvisionne auprès des grossistes dans l'un des marchés du Bénin et de l'extérieur. Dans le souci d'augmenter son capital et de satisfaire les besoins de ses clients, Colette a sollicité et a obtenu un concours financier à Finadev en vue d'accroître son revenu supplémentaire et de participer à la scolarisation de ses enfants.

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  • $1,600
    Average annual income
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  • $4,467,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 502.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Colette to buy 20 cases of different types of soap.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 26, 2012
Listed
Oct 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 29, 2013