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Adakou D. has specialized in the sale of fermented dough commonly called "kom". Her business is located in the Kpogan neighborhood in Lomé. She has been active in this trade since 1992, which allows her to have the financial means to help her husband, who is a photographer, to provide for their two children. She usually sells her dough to a diversified clientele. Currently her business is very profitable. So as to have a sufficient inventory to continue her activity, Adakou applies to WAGES for a loan to buy 17 bags of corn and 10 baskets of fish.
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Cette dame s’est spécialisée dans la vente de pâte fermentée communément appelée « kom » dans le quartier de Kpogan à Lomé. Elle a débuté cette activité depuis 1992, ce qui lui permet d’aider financièrement son mari photographe à subvenir aux besoins de leurs 02 enfants. Elle vend le plus souvent sa pâte aux différentes couches de la population. Elle réalise actuellement de très bonnes affaires dans son commerce. Pour disposer d’un stock suffisant pour continuer ses activités, elle sollicite un crédit de WAGES pour acheter 17 sacs de maïs et 10 paniers de poissons.

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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
  • 3
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,706,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 457.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Adakou to buy corn and fish to prepare fermented corn dough.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 1, 2009
Sep 2, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2010