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This woman is well known in her Kégué neighborhood in Lomé, because she is specialized in the sale of good quality tubers of yam and corn. She began this business since 2004. She gets her supplies at Atakpamé, a town located about 12 kilometers from Lomé. Thanks to this business, she provides financial support to her husband for the education of their children. In addition, she carries out her own projects through this trade which makes her to always have the honor and respect from her husband. She also sells her yams to retailers in the market of Hédzranawoé in Lomé that makes her always arrive early to sell off her stock. Currently, she need to replenish her stock and it is for this reason she is requesting a loan from WAGES to buy 10 baskets of yam and 15 bags of corn. The remaining loan will be used to cover transport cost to Atakpamé.
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Cette dame est très connue dans son quartier de Kégué à Lomé ; parce qu'elle est spécialisée dans la vente de tubercules de bonne qualité (les ignames) et le maïs. Elle a débuté cette activité depuis 2004. Elle s’approvisionne à Atakpamé, ville située à des dizaines de kilomètres de Lomé. Grâce à ce commerce, elle apporte son aide financière à son mari dans l’éducation de leurs enfants ; de plus, elle réalise ses propres projets par ce commerce, ce qui fait qu’elle a toujours l’estime et le respect de son mari. Elle vend aussi ses ignames à des revendeuses dans le marché de Hédzranawoé à Lomé, ce qui fait qu’elle arrive toujours à vite écouler ses stocks. Actuellement elle a besoin de renouveler son stock ; c’est pour cette raison qu’elle sollicite un crédit de WAGES pour acheter 10 paniers d’ignames et 15 sacs de maïs ; le reste du prêt servira à couvrir ses frais de transport vers Atakpamé.

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About Togo

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 5
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,637,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 447.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $900 helped Blima purchase of yams and bags of corn.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 25, 2009
Listed
Oct 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 15, 2010