A loan of $1,200 helped to purchase cassava, spaghetti, fish, sausages, drinks, and bananas for her restaurant.

Gbedandé Léontine's story

Gbedandé Léontine, 52 years old, is married and the mother of five children. The oldest is 35 years old, and the youngest is 18. Gbedandé Léontine has a restaurant where she has been serving Ivorian dishes for a few years. She gets her supplies from one of the markets in Benin.

With the aim of bolstering her capital and satisfying the needs of her customers, she requested and obtained financing from Finadev. This financing will enable her to purchase sacks of cassava, boxes of spaghetti, boxes of fish, sausages, cases of drinks, and bunches of bananas. It will also help her to cover family expenses.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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