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Akpéné
This lady is 40 years old and has an income-generating activity selling (on a retail basis) jewelry and "pagnes" (a West African term for very colourful pieces of fabric). She gets her supplies in Accra. She has been carrying out this business since 2004 and her customer base is predominantly feminine. With the end-of-year festivities approaching she would like to increase her income in order to make more profit. She is requesting a loan from WAGES to buy ten "hi-target pagnes", five "GTP pagnes" and jewelry.
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Cette dame a 40 ans, elle exerce comme activité génératrice de revenu la vente en détail de Bijoux et de pagnes. Elle s’approvisionne à accra. Elle exerce ce commerce depuis 2004 ; sa clientèle est en majorité féminine. Les périodes de fin d’année étant proche, elle voudrait accroître son revenu pour mieux gagner. Elle sollicite de WAGES un crédit pour acheter 10 pagnes hi-target, 5 pagnes GTP, et des bijoux.

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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
  • 3
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,638,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 476.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Akpéné purchase of jewelry and "pagnes".
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 21, 2010
Listed
Oct 21, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 15, 2011