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Yawoa is 40 years old and lives in Lomé with her 3-year-old child. Yawoa has been a homemaker over the last year. Her main work is in catering. She is requesting a loan from WAGES with the goal of increasing her inventory of food supplies. She plans on saving the profits to be earned thanks to this loan. Yawoa hopes that her business, currently operating door to door, will be developed enough to enable her to open a large bar.
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Yawoa a 40 ans, elle habite à Lomé avec son enfant de 3 ans. Yawoa exerce la profession de ménagère depuis l'année dernière. Son activité principale est le service traiteur. Yaowa sollicite un crédit auprès de Wages dans le but d'augmenter son stock en produit d'alimentation générale. Elle compte épargner les profits qu'elle réalisera grâce à ce crédit. Yawoa espère que son activité pour le moment ambulant se développera assez pour lui permettre d'ouvrir un grand bar.

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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
  • 3
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,638,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 533.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Yawoa to buy grocery items for her food service.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 27, 2012
Aug 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013