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Mrs. Akouvi G., 39, is married and mother of four children; she is responsible for another child as well. She earns her living selling plastic bags which is quite profitable but since she lacks capital, she has not been able to expand at all. In order to do just that, she is asking for a loan of US$ 500 to expand her little micro-business and better satisfy the demands of her customers. This will allow her to better the living conditions of her family.

Translated from French by Teresa Kramer, Kiva volunteer

Agée de 39 ans Madame G. Akouvi est mariée et mère de quatre (4) enfants et à sa charge un (1) autre enfant. Elle exerce comme activité principale la vente des sachets plastique qui lui réussit très bien mais faute de moyens elle n’arrive pas à plus le rentabiliser. Pour ce faire, elle sollicite un crédit de $500 agrandir la taille de son commerce. Ceci lui permettra de satisfaire sa clientèle et améliorer les conditions de vie de sa famille.

About Togo

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 3
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  • $8,803,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Akouvi expanding her plastic bag business Achat et vente des sachets plastique.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 19, 2007
Sep 5, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 21, 2008