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Bilkiss
Bilkiss is a 27-year-old single woman. She has one twelve-year-old child who attends school. She has been working in retail sales since 2000. She sells grains and baby porridge for all the customers at the market. She purchases her products in Lomé. She works alone. At this time, she has no difficulty. Bilkiss requested her fourth loan from WAGES in order to purchase corn, fonio, beans and sugar. She wants to reinvest in her business.

In the years to come, Bilkiss would like to increase the size of her business. She says that she plans on using the profits to ensure a happy future for her child.
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Bilkiss est une femme âgée de 27 ans. Elle est célibataire. Elle a 1 enfant de 12 ans qui va à l’école.
Bilkiss travaille comme revendeuse depuis 2000. Elle vend des céréales et de la bouillie pour tous clients au marché. Elle achète les produits à Lomé. Elle travaille seule. Au moment, elle n’a pas de difficulté.
Bilkiss a requis son 4ème crédit de WAGES afin d’acheter du maïs, du fonio des haricots et du sucre. Elle veut réinvestir dans l’activité.
Dans les prochaines années, Bilkiss voudrait agrandir son activité. Elle dit qu’avec les profits, elle prévoit d’assurer un avenir heureux à son enfant.

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
  • 9
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,671,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 490.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Bilkiss to purchase grain to make baby porridge.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 4, 2011
Listed
Dec 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 15, 2012