A loan of $1,000 helped to buy one box of mayonnaise jars, one box of milk cartons, one basket of carrots and one basket of leafy greens.

Anastasie Vihoutou's story

Anastasie is 48 years old, married, and the mother of two children who are already financially independent. Her oldest child is 32 years old and the youngest is 28.

She has been selling various goods and vegetables for a few years and she stocks up at a market in Benin.

In order to increase her capital and to meet her customers' demand, she has requested and obtained a micro-loan from Finadev.

The additional income that she will make thanks to this loan will allow her to finish building her house.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan

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