A loan of $800 helped to buy 25 boxes of cookies, 10 boxes of candy, and 15 liqueurs.


Honorine Baï's story

Age 41, Honorine Baï is a married mother of two grown children, ages 17 and 22. She has sold cookies, candy, liqueurs, and other items for several years now. She gets her stock in one of the markets in Benin. In order to strengthen her purchasing power and satisfy her strong customer demand, Honorine Baï has requested and obtained a micro loan from Finadev in order to increase her income and expand her business funds. Her dream is to acquire a plot of land.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Christine Cooper


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