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Born in 1986, Rassiratou lives in Lomé with her husband, a retailer, and their only child, a 1-year-old. To help out her husband to cover household expenses, Rassiratou has been selling groceries at a market in Lomé since 2008.

No longer managing to meet the needs of her customers because of a lack of inventory, she is requesting a fourth loan from WAGES. She will use these funds to purchase grocery items (rice, vegetable oil, sugar, canned tomatoes, milk, etc.) to keep her customers, since she is confronted with the problem of competition on the ground. She wants to vary her business and ensure her family's well-being.
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Née en 1986, Rassiratou vit avec son conjoint revendeur et leur seul enfant de 1an à Lomé. Pour prêter main forte à son conjoint dans les charges du foyer, elle vend depuis 2008 des produits alimentaires dans un marché de la ville de Lomé. N’arrivant plus à répondre aux besoins des clients à cause de manque de stock, elle sollicite un quatrième crédit de WAGES. Montant qu’elle prendra pour acheter des produits d’alimentation générale (riz, huile végétale, sucre, tomate en boite, lait etc) afin de garder ses clients car elle est confrontée aux problèmes de concurrence sur le terrain. Elle veut varier son activité et assurer le bien être 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!

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  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 2
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  • $8,854,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 502.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD