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A clothier by trade, Ms. Akossiwoa, 45 years old, is married to a maintenance technician. They have two children, both in school. Following her training, she opened a workshop where she operates and sews clothing, which she resells at a local market. To purchase her fabrics, she is requesting a second WAGES loan. For the future, she wants to ensure her family's well-being and to expand her business.
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Couturière de profession, madame Akossiwoa âgée de 45ans est mariée à un maintenancier, ils ont 02 enfants tous sur les bancs d’école. Après sa formation, elle a ouvert un atelier mais exerce dans lequel elle coud des habits qu'elle revend dans un marché de la place. Pour l’achat de ses tissus, elle sollicite de WAGES un second crédit pour en acheter. Comme perspectives d’avenir, elle veut assurer le bien être de la famille et agrandir son commerce.

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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
  • $8,704,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 502.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Akossiwoa to purchase cloth for making clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 16, 2012
Nov 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013