A loan of $575 helped to buy two boxes of assorted liquor, two crates of eggs and 10 packs of spaghetti.


Estelle's story

Married and the mother of five children, all of whom are in school, Estelle also takes care of her uncle’s child. She has a store set up in her home and sells liquor, eggs, plastic bags and miscellaneous items. She stocks up at one of Benin markets. In order to expand her working capital and meet the ever-growing customer demand, Estelle has requested and obtained financial support from Finadev. This support will allow her to contribute to the educational costs for her children as well as strengthen her business. She plans to help her husband replace the roof of their house.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S


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