A loan of $950 helped to buy 15 pairs of shoes and 8 bags of different grades.


Akouavi Florence's story

Akouavi Florence is a married mother of three children aged 10 to 15 who all go to school. A long-time specialist in the sale of footwear, Akouavi Florence buys her stock at a market in Benin, and her customer base consists mainly of women.

Given her experience, she requested and obtained financial assistance from Finadev to better meet the needs of her clientele and to maximize interest in her merchandise.

The profits earned will allow her to provide her children with adequate healthcare and to support her own needs.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer


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