A loan of $950 helped to buy one lot of underwear and twenty pairs of shoes.


Kintossou Saturnine's story

Married and a mother of three children, two of whom still go to school, Kintossou Saturnine has been selling underwear, clothing, and shoes for a few years. She gets her supplies from one of Benin’s markets. To increase her purchasing power and meet consumer needs, Kintossou Saturnine requested and obtained financial support from Finadev. Her goal is to maximize profits and to contribute to her children’s professional training. She is planning on providing adequate healthcare to her children and wants to grow her business to become a wholesaler.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Charlotte Buecheler


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