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Nana is a forty eight year old woman. She is married to a driver. She has a twenty year old child. Nana has been working as a market trader since 1990. She sells glasses and needles to all her customers in the market. She buys the items in Lomé. She works alone. Currently, her main problem is running out of stock. Nana is seeking her first loan with WAGES in order to purchase glasses, needles and plastic bags.
She wants to reinvest in her business. In the years to come, Nana would like to grow the scale of her business. She states that with the profits, she intends to assure the wellbeing of the family.
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Nana est une femme âgée de quarante huit ans. Elle est mariée à un chauffeur. Elle a un enfant de vingt ans.
Nana travaille comme revendeuse depuis 1990. Elle vend des verres et des aiguilles pour tous clients au marché. Elle achète les produits à Lomé. Elle travaille seule. Au moment, sa difficulté principale est la rupture de stock.
Nana a requis son premier crédit de WAGES afin d’acheter des verres et des aiguilles, des sachets. Elle veut réinvestir dans l’activité.
Dans les prochaines années, Nana voudrait agrandir la taille de son activité. Elle dit qu’avec les profits, elle prévoit d’assurer le bien être de sa famille.

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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
  • $8,706,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 490.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Nana to purchase plastic bags, perfumes and various items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 6, 2012
Mar 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013