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Bassirat
Basirat is a 41-year-old woman. She is married to a photographer. She has two children who all go to school. The first is 11 and the next is 8. Basirat has been working as a retailer since 2007. She sells charcoal and shoes to her customers at her home. She works alone. Basirat has requested her third loan from WAGES in order to buy charcoal and shoes. She also wants to begin selling grains. In the coming years, Basirat would like to expand her business. She says that, with the profits, she will be able to ensure better schooling for her children.
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Basirat est une femme âgé(e) de 41 ans. Elle est mariée å un photographe. Elle a 2 enfants, qui vont tous à l l’école. Le premier a 11 ans et le dernier a 8 ans.
Basirat travaille comme revendeuse depuis 2007. Elle revend du charbon de bois et des chaussures pour ses clients à son domicile. Elle travaille toute seule.
Basirat a requis son troisième crédit de WAGES afin d’acheter du charbon de bois et des chaussures. Elle veut aussi commencer la vente de céréales.
Dans les prochaines années, Basirat voudrait agrandir son activité. Elle dit qu’avec les profits, elle pourra assurer une meilleure scolarisation de ses enfants.

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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
  • 16
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,750,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 455.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Bassirat to buy charcoal and shoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 9, 2011
Listed
Sep 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 15, 2012