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A young 26 year old father, Komlan is married to a hotelkeeper and they have one 7-year old child who goes to school. To fulfill his role of father well in 2007 he started selling mobile phone recharge cards and connection kits as a street trader. He is often confronted by certain problems such as merchandise purchased by credit and lack of clients once in a while.

Despite all his difficulties, he does not get discouraged and he is requesting a loan from WAGES to buy merchandise (connection kits and mobile phone recharge cards) at the wholesalers. He would like to become a recognized distributor of mobile phone recharge cards and connection kits and ensure the self-fulfillment of his family.
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Jeune papa de 26ans, Mr Komlan est marié à une hôtelière et ils ont 01 enfant âgé de 07ans qui va à l’école. Pour bien jouer son rôle de père de famille il a commencé par vendre en 2007 de façon ambulante des cartes de recharges et des kits de connexion. Ils sont souvent confrontés à certains problèmes comme achat à crédit des marchandises et manque de clients par moment. Margé toutes ses difficultés, il ne se décourage pas et il demande un prêt à WAGES pour s’acheter des marchandises (kit de connexion et cartes de recharges) chez les grossistes. Il voudrait devenir un distributeur agrée des cartes de recharges, des kits de connexion et assurer l’épanouissement de la 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
  • 14
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,750,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 533.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Komlan to buy mobile phone recharge cards and connection kits.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 17, 2012
Aug 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013