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Amélé is married to an employee of a local business, and is 38 years of age. She has one 13-year-old child, who goes to school.

Amélé works as a street vendor reselling eggs, and her customers are from the city of Lomé and elsewhere. One of the members of her family helps her with her business. To consolidate her business, Amélé has requested her first loan from WAGES, which she will use to buy eggs. She plans to have a store so that she no longer has to work in the street, and also hopes to see her child study for a long time.
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Femme d’un employé dans une société de la place, Madame Amélé âgée de 38ans à 01 enfant scolarisé de 13ans. Elle est revendeuse de profession et vend des œufs de façon ambulante à ses clients de parts et d’autres de la ville de Lomé. Un membre de la famille l’aide dans l’exécution de ses taches. Pour renforcer son activité, elle sollicite un premier prêt à WAGES pour acheter des œufs. Elle veut avoir une boutique pour éviter de se promener et voir son enfant faire de longues études.

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
  • 12
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,750,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 523.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Amélé to buy fresh eggs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 13, 2012
Sep 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 19, 2013