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Yawa Edem
Yawa Edem A. is single, and to support herself she started a retail business seeling cosmetics and loincloths. She is a mobile vendor and she gets her supplies from the main market in Lome. Having never previously obtained credit from WAGES, she is requesting her first loan in order to buy 17 different quality loincloths, and various cosmetic products.
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A. yawa edem est une célibataire, pour subvenir à ses propres charges, elle s’est lancée dans le commerce de détail des produits cosmétiques et des pagnes qu’elle exerce de façon ambulante elle s’approvisionne au grand marché de Lomé. N’ayant jamais obtenu du crédit de WAGES, elle sollicite de WAGES un premier crédit pour acheter 17 pièces de pagnes de différentes qualité et divers produits cosmétiques.

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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
  • 4
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,634,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 529.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Yawa Edem achat de produits cosmétiques.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 11, 2010
Jun 29, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011