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Akou
Married to a plasterer, Ms. Akou is the mother of two children (4 and 7 years old), who are both in school. She is a young woman of 31. To help cover household needs along with her husband, she has been making yoghurt for two years and sells it at her home and door to door. In her absence, her spouse helps her serve the customers.

Her difficulty is the inadequate refrigerator. This is why she is requesting this initial WAGES loan to buy one. She wants to increase her sales, open a creamery later, and build a house.
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Mariée à un staffeur, mère de 02 enfants (7 et 4ans) tous sur les bancs de l’école, Madame Akou est une jeune dame âgée de 31ans. Pour contribuer au besoin du ménage au coté de son mari, elle fait du yaourt depuis 02ans et les revend à domicile et de façon ambulante à ses clients. A son absence, son conjoint l’aide à servir les clients. Sa difficulté est l’insuffisance d’appareils frigorifiques c’est pour cela elle sollicite de WAGES ce premier crédit pour en acheter un. Elle veut augmenter son chiffre d’affaire, ouvrir plus tard une crémerie et construire une maison.



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
  • 8
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,750,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 541.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Akou to buy a refrigerator.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 13, 2012
Listed
Jul 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013