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Akoko Abla
A resident of Bé-Kpota (a district not far from the city), Abla is a mother of one child. She has been selling pagnes (colorful West African cloth) since 1987 by buying at the Grand Market of Lomé and selling at the market of Akodesséwa.

Abla is a very active woman who knows how to struggle to ensure her child will have a better future, to have her own plot of land for building a house, and to see her business prosper. For these aims, she would like to obtain this initial loan in order to buy pagne cloth for resale, so as to make a profit.
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Résidant à Bé-Kpota (un quartier pas très loin de la ville), Abla est mère d’un(01) enfant. Elle vend des pagnes depuis 1987 en achetant au Grand Marché de Lomé et en revendant au marché d’Akodesséwa. Elle est une femme active qui sait se battre pour assurer un avenir meilleur à son enfant, avoir son propre terrain pour construire sa maison et voir son activité prospérer c’est dans ce sens qu’elle désire ce premier prêt pour acheter des pagnes afin de revendre pour avoir de bénéfices.

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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
  • 11
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,671,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 461.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Akoko Abla to buy traditional cloth.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
29 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 19, 2011
Listed
Apr 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 15, 2012