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Christine is a 48-year- old woman. She is married to a man who is a scrap metal dealer. She has 6 children. Christine works as a reseller of general store food products. The name of her shop is "VIS-A-VIS". She gets her supplies at the big market in Lomé. She seeks her first loan to buy and resell notebooks at the beginning of the school year for a profit.
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Christine est une femme âgée de 48 ans, elle est mariée à un monsieur qui est ferrailleur. Elle a 6 enfants. Christine travaille comme revendeuse de produits alimentaires. Le nom de sa boutique est « VIS-A-VIS ». Elle s’approvisionne au grand marché de Lomé. Elle sollicite son premier crédit pour acheter et revendre des cahiers en ce début d’année scolaire pour réaliser des profits.

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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
  • 7
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,590,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 462.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Christine to buy general store products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 18, 2011
Sep 10, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012