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Akouwa B. lives and works in the Agoé district of Lomé, Togo. She is married to a taxi driver and has one child. Mrs. B. sells groceries and beauty products. She began this business in 2004 and is requesting her second loan from WAGES. She will use this loan to purchase rice, cooking oil, powdered milk and other products needed to keep her shelves stocked. The continued growth of Mrs. B.’s business will not only benefit her, but her entire family.

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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
  • 9
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,671,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 484.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Akouwa purchase of groceries and beauty products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 18, 2010
Mar 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011