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Talahatou is a 40-year old woman. She is single, without children. Since 2000, she has been selling soap and “pagnes,” traditional colorful fabrics. She sells to general public in a local district after stocking up in Ghana and at the Big Market of Lomé. Talahatou has requested her second loan from WAGES in order to buy soap and “pagnes.”
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Talahatou est une femme âgée de 40 ans. Elle est célibataire et n’a pas d’enfants.
Talahatou travaille comme revendeuse de savons et pagnes depuis 2000. Elle vend à toutes personnes dans un quartier de la place après achat au Ghana et au Grand Marché de Lomé.
Talahatou a requis son second cycle de prêt à WAGES afin d’acheter des savons et des pagnes.

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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
  • 455.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Talahatou to buy traditional "pagnes" fabrics and soap.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 19, 2011
Sep 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2012