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Kalimatou is a 25 year old woman. She is married to a semi-truck driver and has no children. Kalimatou has been working as a food and dry goods retailer since 2009.

She makes sales to her clients by herself from a shop, and has no significant hardships. Kalimatou has requested her second loan from WAGES in order to purchase dry goods and general food stock.

She wants to invest in her business, which, in the coming years, Kalimatou would like to expand. She says that with the profits, she will ultimately be able to provide a future for her children.
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Kalimatou est une femme âgé(e) de 25 ans. Elle est mariée å un chauffeur de titans et n’a pas d’enfant.
Kalimatou travaille comme revendeuse de produits de mercerie et d’alimentation générale depuis 2009 Elle vend seule à ses clients dans une boutique et n’ a pas de difficulté principale.
Kalimatou a requis son premier crédit de WAGES afin d’acheter des produits de mercerie et d’alimentation générale. Elle veut investir dans son activité.
Dans les prochaines années, Kalimatou voudrait l’accroitre Elle dit qu’avec les profits, Elle prévoit assurer l’avenir de ses progénitures.

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
  • 3
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,638,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 490.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Kalimatou to purchase stock of general food items and dry goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 18, 2011
Jan 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012