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Tchintchane is a 33-year old man. He is married to a seamstress. He has 2 children, 1 in school. The oldest is 5-years old and the youngest is 1-year old. Tchintchane has worked as a welder since 2009. He manufactures windows and iron doors, repairs dented cars, and makes reinforcements for all people at his workshop. Tchintchane is requesting is first WAGES loan in order to buy machinery and various work materials. He plans to reinvest these additional profits in the development of his business. In the coming years, Tchintchane would like to grow his business. He says that with the profits, he expects to have a happy family.
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Tchintchane est un homme âgé de 33 ans. Il est marié à une couturière de profession. Il a 2 enfants dont 1 scolarisé. Le premier a 5 ans et le dernier a 1 an.
Tchintchane travaille comme soudeur depuis 2009. Il fabrique des fenêtres et des portes en fer, répare des voitures cabossées, et fait le ferraillage à toutes personnes à son atelier.
Tchintchane a requis son premier crédit de WAGES afin d’acheter une machine et divers matériels de travail. Il pense réinvestir ces profits supplémentaires dans le développement de son activité.
Dans les prochaines années, Tchintchane voudrait agrandir son activité. Il dit qu’avec les profits, Il prévoit avoir une famille heureuse.

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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
  • 2
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,707,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 471.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Tchintchane to buy machinery and various work materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 10, 2011
Nov 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2012