A loan of $825 helped to buy 10 pagnes (traditional fabrics), 12 body ointments et 10 pairs of shoes.


Estelle Lydie's story

Estelle Lydia is 30 years old. She is married and mother to two children who are 6 years old and 3 years old. The eldest is in school. She has been selling pagnes (traditional fabrics), shoes and body ointments for several years and gets her supplies from one of the markets outside Benin. In order to increase her turnover and better meet customer demand, Estelle Lydie has requested and obtained a loan from Finadev with a view to maximizing profit and contributing to the education of her child.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Stella Hodkin


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