A loan of $600 helped to buy 2 boxes of spaghetti, 1 box of matches, 2 boxes of soap and a box of canned tomatoes.

Léonie Mawugnon's story

Léonie Mawugnon is 37 years old. She is married and the mother of 3 children who attend school. The eldest child is 17 years old and the youngest, 6. She has been selling spaghetti, canned goods, soaps and other items for several years and gets her supplies at one of Benin's markets.

In order to increase her capital and satisfy her customer demand, Léonie Mawugnon has requested and received a loan from Finadev. The profits generated thanks to this loan will enable her to contribute towards her children's education and to expand her business.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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