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Akossiwa K. sells pagnes (colorful West African cloth) at the grand market of Lomé. She has been in this business for five years. She is 37 years old, married, and the mother of three. Pagnes occupy a significant portion of clothing manufacture for the people of Togo. Such is the reason why the demand remains very high. To address the growing need, Akossiwa would like to use this loan to resupply herself with pagnes.
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Akossiwa K. est revendeuse de pagnes au grand marché de Lomé. Elle exerce cette activité depuis 5 ans. Agée de 37 ans, elle est mariée et mère de trois enfants. le pagne occupe une part importante dans la confection de tenus de la population togolaise. c’est ainsi que la demande demeure très élevée. Pour faire face à ce besoin croissant, Akossiwa souhaite avec ce crédit se ravitailler en pagnes.

Additional Information


FECECAV is a cooperative union registered in 1997. Its mission is to serve the financial needs of local people who have been excluded from the traditional financial system. It serves more than 50,000 members in the Plateau and Maritime regions of Togo. FECECAV is a not-for-profit organization.

About Togo

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,889,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 504.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Akossiwa to stock her store with pagne cloth.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 8, 2009
Apr 20, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2010