Founder and keeper of a farm of 640 hens at Missérété, located 50 km from Cotonou, Samuel has benefited from the BeniBiz program for SMEs, Small and Medium Enterprises. Quarantine and married to Prisca, Samuel is father of a little boy. He works with his wife and 3 occasional employees. With BeniBiz trainings and coaching, he now has an clear (figures) view of the management of his farm, that is to say the suppression of unnecessary expenses, sales follow-up, planning.
« Before, I did not care about numbers, I managed blindly. But with BeniBiz, my management is more rigorous, which allowed me to increase my turnover of 446% in 6 months. » Samuel EHAHOUN.
The better management of his farm leading to improved sales has allowed Samuel to expand his business to rabbit breeding for which he has been able to rent additional space. Moreover, thanks to the savings made after the BeniBiz trainings and coaching, he decided to buy 2000 chickens in addition to the current number. Moreover, he was able to give a business to Prisca, his wife to start the sale of charcoal bags and details. He was also able to hire one more employee to strengthen his workforce.
« When he started the BeniBiz courses and their practice, we saw an upward change in his income. Before, I worked with him on the farm without salaries; but now, not only does he pay me each end of the month, but he also helped me start my coal business.» Prisca LOKOSSOU, wife of Samuel.
Before BeniBiz, Samuel and his wife faced the lack of money in during the month; but with the management techniques learned from BeniBiz, that is to say the determination of his costs, the calculation of his profit, the fruiting of its revenues with more sales, etc ..., Samuel manages better his farm and his family is doing very well.