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Mrs. Afi A. is 42 and a married mother of three children. She has been working in this industry for ten years. Her primary source of income is the profit she earns from her sales. This allows her to meet her family's needs, as her husband's income is not enough to pay all of their expenses. With this loan, she would like to purchase 300 yams in order to satisfy her principal customers, which are restaurants with high demand. In the photo, Mrs. A. is seated third from the left.

Translated from French by Kristina Jackson, Kiva Volunteer.

madame Afi A. est est âgée de 42 ans, mariée et mère de 03 enfants. Elle tient ce secteur depuis 10 ans. Sa principale source de revenu est les profits qui proviennent de ses ventes et subvient aux besoins de sa famille étant donné que le revenu de son mari n'arrive pas à supporter les charges du foyer. Elle désire avec ce fonds, acheter 300 unités d'ignames pour satisfaire plus ses principaux clients qui sont les restaurants dont la demande est imprtante. madame Afi est celle qui est assise en troisième position en partant de la gauche.

Additional Information


FECECAV is a cooperative union registered in 1997. Its mission is to serve the financial needs of local people who have been excluded from the traditional financial system. It serves more than 50,000 members in the Plateau and Maritime regions of Togo. FECECAV is a not-for-profit organization.

About Togo

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 16
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,806,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 443.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Afi purchase of 10 units (300 total) of yams for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 29, 2008
Jan 15, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2009