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Akpene is 44 years old. She is married to a driver and the mother of two children. She has been a merchant since 2010, selling charcoal and firewood. She gets her supplies both in Atakpamé and in Anié. She has hired an employee. Akpene came to the microfinance institution WAGES and applied for her first loan to buy firewood and sacks of charcoal.
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Akpene est une femme âgée de 44ans, elle est mariée à un chauffeur. Elle est mère de deux.
Akpene travaille comme revendeuse depuis 2010.Elle vend du charbon de bois et du bois de chauffage. Elle achète aussi bien à Atakpamé qu’à Anié.Elle travaille avec un employé.
Akpene a requis son premier crédit à WAGES afin d’acheter du bois de chauffage et des sacs de charbon de bois.

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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

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 13
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,750,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 459.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Akpene to buy firewood and charcoal for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 22, 2011
Aug 5, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012