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Akou
Akou is a 41-year-old woman. She is divorced and has two children. Akou has been working as a reseller since 1996. She sells diapers and baby clothes to various customers at the Grand Market in Lomé. She buys her products in Lomé and works alone.

Akou requested her third loan from WAGES in order to buy diapers and clothes for children. She would like to reinvest in her business.

In the coming years, Akou would like to open a shop. She says that with the profits she plans to take care of her family.
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Akou est une femme âgée de 41 ans. Elle est divorcée. Elle a deux enfants.
Akou travaille comme revendeuse depuis 1996. Elle vend des couches et habits pour bébé pour tous clients au grand marché de Lomé. Elle achète les produits à Lomé. Elle travaille seule.
Akou a requis son troisième crédit de WAGES afin d’acheter des couches et des habits pour enfants. Elle veut réinvestir dans l’activité.
Dans les prochaines années, Akou voudrait ouvrir une boutique. Elle dit qu’avec les profits, elle prévoit de prendre soin de sa famille.

Additional Information

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
  • 6
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,709,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 486.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Akou to buy diapers and clothes for children.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 9, 2011
Listed
Dec 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 15, 2012