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Aliyétou is a 30-year-old woman. She is married to a car salesman. She has two children who attend school. The elder is 17 years old and the younger is 15 years old.

Aliyétou has been working as a retailer since 2010. She sells cereals from her home to a wide variety of customers. She purchases her goods in Lomé. She works alone. At the moment, her greatest difficulty is stock shortages.

Aliyétou has requested her first loan from WAGES in order to purchase cereals. She wants to reinvest in her business.

In the coming years, Aliyétou would like to purchase greater quantities [of stock]. She says that, with her profits, she plans to see to the academic expenses of her children.
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Aliyétou est une femme âgée de 30 ans. Elle est mariée å un revendeur de voiture. Elle a 2 enfants qui vont à l’école. Le premier a 17 ans et le dernier a 15 ans.
Aliyétou travaille comme revendeuse depuis 2010. Elle vend des céréales pour tous clients à domicile. Elle achète les produits à Lomé. Elle travaille seule. Au moment, sa difficulté principale est la rupture de stock.
Aliyétou a requis son premier crédit de WAGES afin d’acheter des céréales. Elle veut réinvestir dans l’activité.
Dans les prochaines années, Aliyétou voudrait acheter en plus grande quantité. Elle dit qu’avec les profits, elle prévoit d’assurer la scolarité de 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
  • 9
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,709,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 517.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD
A loan of $975 helped Aliyétou to purchase cereals.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 9, 2012
Jun 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 1, 2012