Djoumai O. is 41 years old. She lives in the Agoé district of Lomé, Togo and works in the nearby markets. She sells yams, beans, corn, and dried manioc and began this business in 2007. This will be her first loan with WAGES and she will use it to resupply her stock.
Mrs. O. plans on purchasing 3 sacks of beans, 3 sacks of corn, 3 sacks of dried manioc, and using the remainder of the loan to buy yams. She is married to a taxi driver and has three children.
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!