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Akouvi is mother to four children aged 13, 11, ten and eight years old respectively, who are all at school. Her husband is a retailer. She has an income-generating activity selling juice, water and ice in schools and at home. She began this activity in 2003 and is requesting a first loan from WAGES to buy a freezer. With the profits she makes she would like to open a shop and take care of her family. She is 42 years old.
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Mère de 04 enfants âgés de 13, 11,10 et 08ans tous scolarisés, akouvi a pour mari un revendeur. Elle exerce comme activité génératrice de revenus du jus, de l’eau, du glaçon dans les écoles et à la maison. C’est en 2003 qu’elle a démarré l’activité et elle sollicite un premier crédit à WAGES pour acheter un congélateur. Avec les profits qu’elle va réaliser, elle veut ouvrir une boutique et prendre soin de la famille. Elle est âgée de 42ans.

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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
  • 13
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,750,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 507.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Akouvi to buy a freezer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 4, 2012
Nov 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2013