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Afi is a 39 year old woman. She is single and has no children. Afi has worked as a charcoal and grains retailer since 2001. She sells her products by herself to her customers at the market. Her main difficulty is with late deliveries. Afi has requested her first loan from WAGES in order to buy bags of charcoal and grains. Afi wants to re-invest in her business with the profits she makes. Over the next few years, Afi would like to increase her business.
Afi says that with her profits, she plans to improve her living conditions.
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Afi est une femme âgé(e) de 39 ans. Afi est célibataire et n’a pas d’enfants.
Afi travaille comme revendeuse de charbons de bois et de céréales depuis 2001. Afi vend seule à ses clients au marché. Sa difficulté principale est le retard dans la livraison.
Afi a requis son premier crédit de WAGES afin d’acheter des sacs de charbons de bois et des céréales. Afi veut réinvestir dans l’activité avec les profits réalisés.
Dans les prochaines années, Afi voudrait augmenter son fonds de commerce. Afi dit qu’avec les profits, Afi prévoit améliorer ses conditions de vie.

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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
  • 8
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,709,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 487.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Afi acheter des charbons de bois et des céréales.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 11, 2011
Jan 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012