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Dowoè is a 40 year old woman. She is married to a salesman. She has 2 children, both go to school. The first is 5 and the second is 1 year old.
Dowoè has worked as a saleswoman since 1992. She sells groceries to all the customers in her shop. She buys her stock in Lomé. She works alone. At present, her main difficulty is inventory shortage.
Dowoè requests her third loan from WAGES in order to buy groceries. She would like to reinvest in the business.
Over the coming years, Dowoè would like to increase the size of her business by opening a beverage bar. She says that with the profits, she plans to provide a radiant future for her children.
Dowoè est une femme âgée de 40 ans. Elle est mariée à un agent commercial. Elle a 2 enfants, tous à l’école. Le premier a 5 ans et le dernier a 1 ans.
Dowoè travaille comme revendeuse depuis 1992. Elle vend des produits d’alimentation générale pour tous clients dans sa boutique. Elle achète les produits à Lomé. Elle travaille seule. Au moment, sa difficulté principale est la rupture de stock.
Dowoè a requis son troisième crédit de WAGES afin d’acheter des produits d’alimentation générale. Elle veut réinvestir dans l’activité.
Dans les prochaines années, Dowoè voudrait agrandir la taille de son activité en ouvrant un dépôt de débit de boissons. Elle dit qu’avec les profits, elle prévoit d’assurer un avenir radieux à ses enfants.

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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
  • 7
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,749,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 506.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Dowoé to purchase groceries.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 24, 2012
May 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013