A loan of $425 helped to buy 1/4 box of spaghetti, 20 boxes of milk, 15 cans of tomatoes and 1/4 box of palmida soap.

Florence's story

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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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan

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