A loan of $975 helped to buy five bags of rice, 10 bags of cron, 3 basket of tomatoes and one box of fish.

Léocadie Léonie's story

Léocadie Léonie is married and the mother of six. The oldest is 27 years old, and the youngest is 11. Her children are all in school. She has been selling food for a number of years. Léocadie Léonie stocks up at a market in Benin. Her clients live in the neighborhood and nearby. Léocadie Léonie would like to buy some bags of rice and corn, baskets of tomatoes and fish. She would like to use her savings to bolster her working capital and contribute to the education expenses for her children.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S

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