A loan of $975 helped to purchase 25kg of corn, 20kg of gari [coarse cassava flour], 25 liters of oil, three boxes of canned goods, one box of soap, five trays of eggs and two boxes of sugar.

Tossavi Cécile's story

Married and the mother of four children, one of whom is still in college, Tossavi Cécile has been selling cereals, oil and various other goods for years. She gets her supplies in one of Benin's markets and her customers are made up mostly of those who live in the neighborhood and surrounding area.

Experienced in [micro]credit, she has sought and obtained financial assistance from Finadev with the goal of strengthening her supply capabilities and of meeting customer demand. This assistance will allow her to contribute to the expenses of her children's education and to improve her family's diet.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jessalyn Pinneo

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