A loan of $1,000 helped to buy 1 box of milk, 1 box of sardines, 1 box of spaghetti, 5 cases of beer, and 5 cases of candy.

Adounsi Helene's story

Hélène is 49 years old, married, and a mother of 5 children, of whom 3 have been to school. Her oldest child is 28 years old and the youngest is 15 years old.

She has a store located in her home where she has been selling various goods and drinks for the past few years. She gets her supplies in one of the markets in Benin.

In order to strengthen her business and satisfy customer requests, she has turned to Finadev for financing, in order to make a large profit and to contribute to the schooling of her children.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Lindsay Ferrara

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