A loan of $975 helped to buy 8 sacks of corn, 2 sacks of beans, and 6 sacks of rice.


Founfonsi Balbine's story

Founfonsi Balbine is married and the mother of three children who attend school. The oldest is 13 and the youngest is 5. For years she has specialized in the sale of cereals and various products. She has three people who work for her and she gets her supplies at one of the markets in Bénin. She has experience with loans and has requested and obtained one through Finadev in order to increase her buying power and to fulfill the demands of her customers. With her savings, Founfonsi Balbine wants to contribute to the education of her children and to grow her business.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Shannon Arnold


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