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Yawa is a young woman who is married to a 33 year old man who is in the military. She sells general food items from her home and from a boutique. She has one person to help. Her two children, ages 15 and 5, are both in school. She is requesting her first loan from WAGES for the purchase of general food products in order to diversify her products and expand her activity. This way, she will be able to provide for her family's food and health needs.
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Yawa est une jeune femme mariée à un militaire âgée de 33 ans. Elle pratique la vente de produits d’alimentation générale à domicile comme à la boutique et se fait aider par une personne. Ses 02 enfants âgés respectivement de 15 et 05 ans sont tous scolarisés. Elle sollicite son premier prêt auprès de WAGES pour l’achat des produits d’alimentation générale afin de diversifier sa marchandise et d’agrandir son activité. Elle compte ainsi pouvoir assurer les besoins en alimentation et en santé de sa 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
  • 4
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,707,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 505.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Yawa to buy general food products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 10, 2012
Nov 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013