A loan of $975 helped 10 boxes of thread, 4 balls of poplin, and 4 boxes of body lotion.


Raimatou's story

Raimatou, 44 years old, is married and a mother of a child who attends school. She has a dry goods store and sells goods to retailers and dressmakers. Raimatou also sells beauty products and has been taking loans from outside of Benin for 27 years. She wants to buy boxes of thread and body lotion, as well as some poplin. Raimatou wants to use her profits to help pay for her child’s education. With this aid, she wants to build up her business funds.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sherry W.


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