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Mme Akouvi is 30. She buys and sells staple goods (rice, sugar, vegetable oil), lengths of African print cloth and damask cloth. Her husband is a tailor and they are raising one child. She has been in this business since 2007 and it really suits her. She is on her first loan, and this money will permit her to buy merchandise to get her little business going better. She buys her supplies in Lomé and sells out of her house to all comers.
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Mme Akouvi a 30ans. Elle est revendeuse de produits de premières nécessités (riz, sucre, huile végétale), des pagnes et bazins. Son conjoint est tailleur et ils ont un enfant en charge. Elle est dans cette activité depuis 2007 et s’y plait beaucoup. Elle est à son premier prêt et cet argent lui permettra d’acheter des marchandises pour mieux relancer son activité. Elle s’approvisionne à Lomé et fait la vente à toutes personnes dans sa maison.

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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

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,889,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 449.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Akouvi to buy staple goods, lengths of African print cloth, and lengths of damask.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 6, 2011
Jun 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012