Check out other loans that are currently fundraising!
The mother of three children, Ms. Amélé is married to a herbalist. She sells charcoal retail at her house, as well as alcoholic beverages that she buys at the markets of Lomé. To bolster her business, she is requesting an initial loan from WAGES to purchase charcoal and drinks to sell. She would like to improve her business and to have better living conditions.
View original language description ↓
Mère de 03 enfants, madame Amélé est mariée à un herboriste. Elle revend à domicile des charbons de bois et des boissons alcoolisées qu’elle achète dans les marchés de Lomé. Pour renforcer son commerce, elle sollicite un premier crédit à WAGES pour acheter des charbons de bois et de la boisson. Elle voudrait améliorer son commerce et avoir une meilleure condition de vie.

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
  • 4
    View loans »
    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,637,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 502.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Amélé to purchase charcoal and beverages to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 2, 2012
Nov 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013