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For over 12 years, Akou G. has been a baker. A widow for over three years, she is 39 years old and the mother of four children, all of whom are in school. She manages to provide everything that she and her family needs due to the profits from her sales. Also, she employs two people who assist her with various tasks. She would like to use this loan to buy five bags of flour and three boxes of sugar and to have a second oven constructed.

Translated from French by Dan Kuey, Kiva volunteer.

Depuis une douzaine d’année madame Akou G. est boulangère. Veuve depuis plus de 03 ans elle est âgée de 39 ans et est mère de 04 enfants qui sont tous à l’école. Madame Akou arrive à subvenir à toutes ses besoins et ceux de ses enfants grâce aux bénéfices de ses ventes. Elle a aussi engagé deux personnes qui l’aident dans ses diverses tâches. Elle souhaite par ce crédit acheter 5 sacs de farine de blé, 03 cartons de sucres et se faire construire un second four.

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
  • 0
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,857,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 441.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Akou to buy 10 bags of flour, 5 boxes of sugar, and to build another oven.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 30, 2008
Jan 15, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2009