This borrower is 36 years old and married to a man who works for SOS Jeunes, an organization that helps troubled youths. Together, they have two children. She sells certain fuels and cereals from her home, and has been in business since 2005. She has requested her first microloan from Kiva partner, WAGES, for 400,000 XOF to purchase firewood, charcoal, maize, millet and beans.
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!