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Médard is 30 years old, married to an office worker. He is the father of two children one of them attends school. The first one is 5 years old and the second one 2 months.

He sells household paint from a shop. To meet his customers demand, he is requesting his first loan from WAGES to purchase cans of paint. With the profit he'll make he would like to sell hardware items and cover his family’s needs.
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Agé de 30ans, Médard marié à une employée de bureau est père de 02 enfants dont 01 à l’école. Le premier a 05ans et le dernier 02mois. Il exerce comme activité la vente des peintures dans une boutique. Pour bien répondre aux besoins des clients il sollicite de WAGES un premier prêt pour acheter des boites de peintures. Avec les profits réalisés, il voudrait vendre des produits de quincailleries et assurer les besoins 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
  • 2
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,706,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 524.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Mededji purchase cans of paint.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 6, 2012
Sep 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 28, 2013