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Essi
To support herself, this young woman got into the business of selling smoked fish in 1998. She gets supplies very early from the fishing port of Lomé and, to reach more customers, she does business door-to-door. Wanting to restock, she is turning to WAGES for her first loan in order to buy 6 boxes of large fish and 4 baskets of small fish.
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Pour subvenir à ses propres besoins, cette jeune femme s’est lancée en 1998 dans le commerce de poissons fumés, elle va s’approvisionner très tôt au port de pêche de Lomé et pour toucher un plus grand nombre de clients elle fait son commerce de façon ambulante, voulant se réapprovisionner elle s’adresse à WAGES pour obtenir son premier crédit, ainsi elle pourra acheter 6 cartons de gros poissons et 4 paniers de petits poissons.

Additional Information

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
  • 14
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,750,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 447.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Essi purchase of baskets of fish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 15, 2009
Listed
Dec 18, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 15, 2011