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Akouvi Fostine
Fostine is married and 38 years old. She has one child. She sells "pagnes" (pieces of colourful West African fabric) in order to improve her child's living conditions. She has in fact been carrying out this business for ten years and gets her supplies at the large market in Lomé. She redistributes them afterwards at the local market in Adidogomé. She was born in Tsévie and lives in Adidogomé. She hopes to buy ten "Phoenix pagnes" and 15 "Hitarget pagnes" with the new loan.
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Fostine est mariée et âgée de 38 ans. Elle a un enfant. Elle fait le commerce de pagne pour pouvoir améliorer les conditions de vie de son enfant. En effet, elle exerce cette activité il y a de cela 10 ans et s’approvisionne au grand marché de Lomé.Elle redistribue ensuite au marché local adidogomé. Elle est née à Tsévie et habite adidogomé. Elle espère acheter avec le nouveau crédit 10 pièces de pagnes phoenis et 15 pièces de pagnes hitarget.

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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
  • 7
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,634,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 498.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Akouvi Fostine purchase of "pagnes".
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 2, 2010
Dec 21, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011