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At forty years of age, Roukiyatou is married and the mother of three children, two of whom attend school. The oldest one is ten and the youngest is one month. She has been selling fabric and handbags for several years, and she gets her supplies at one of the markets in Bénin. In the hope of increasing her stocks in order to meet the demand of her customers, she has requested and gotten financial help from Finadev. This help will permit her to maximize her profits and to contribute to her children’s education.
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Agée de 40ans, Roukiyatou est mariée et mère de trois enfants dont deux sont scolarisés. Le plus âgé et le moins âgé ont respectivement 10ans et 1mois. Elle vend des tissus et des sacs depuis quelques années puis s'approvisionne dans l'un des marchés du Bénin. Soucieuse d'accroître sa capacité d'approvisionnement afin de couvrir les besoins de ses clients, elle a sollicité et a obtenu un appui financier à Finadev. Cet appui lui permettra de maximiser son intérêt 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
  • 507.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Roukiyatou to buy two bolts of fabric and twelve handbags of differing quality.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 3, 2012
Nov 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 6, 2013