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Florence is 33 years old, married, and the mother of three children, two of whom are in school. Her oldest and youngest children are respectively 12 years old and 1 year old.

She has been selling boxes of spaghetti, canned foods, soaps and other goods for one year, stocking up from a market located in Bénin.

In order to increase her purchasing power and to meet the demand from her customers, Florence has requested and obtained a micro-loan from Finadev. This loan will be used to increase her additional income and to contribute to her children's school fees.
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Agée de 33ans, Florence est mariée et mère de trois enfants dont deux sont scolarisés. Le plus âgé et le moins âgé ont respectivement 12ans et 1an. Elle vend des paquets de spaghetti, des boîtes de conserve, des savons et d'autres articles depuis un an puis s'approvisionne dans l'un des marchés du Bénin. Dans le but d'augmenter son pouvoir d'achat et de satisfaire la demande de ses clients, Florence a sollicité et a obtenu un micro crédit à Finadev en vue d'accroître son revenu additionnel et de participer à la scolarisation de ses enfants.

About Benin

  • $1,600
    Average annual income
  • 0
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  • $4,467,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 497.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Florence to buy 1/4 box of spaghetti, 20 boxes of milk, 15 cans of tomatoes and 1/4 box of palmida soap.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 7, 2012
Dec 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 26, 2013