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In 1999, this gentleman began a business selling an alcoholic drink called "sodabi" in his district.  He is the only one in this business.  This allows him to make a large profit.  Being married and father of four children, this business is how he provides for his family.  He wants to include with his business the sale of pub drinks.  He's requesting a loan from WAGES to buy 15 drums of sodabi and 20 cases of pub products. 
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Ce monsieur a entamé en 1999 le commerce de boissons alcoolisées appelées « Sodabi », dans son quartier il est le seul à exercer ce commerce ce qui lui permet de réaliser beaucoup de bénéfices, étant marié et père de 04 enfants, c’est avec cette activité qu’il subvient aux charges de sa famille. Il veut associer à son commerce la vente de produits de brasserie. Il sollicite de WAGES un crédit pour acheter 15 bidons de sodabi, 20 casiers de produits de la brasserie.

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About Women and Associations for Gain both Economic and Social

This loan is administered by Women and Associations for Gain both Economic and Social (WAGES), Togo’s second-largest microfinance institution. Along with a wide range of savings and loan products, WAGES offers its clients training programs in basic literacy, health care (HIV/AIDS and malaria), and business-related subjects (business management, marketing, accounting). You can show your support for WAGES by joining its lending team!

About Togo

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 2
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,706,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 458.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Koegan to buy drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 26, 2009
Sep 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2010