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Zouweratou
Mrs. Zouweratou B. was born on May 14, 1968 in Lomé. She is married and the mother of two children. She sells fruit juice, ice, milk, and ice water. She has been in this business since 1998 in the neighborhood called Agoè Zongo in the northern part of Lomé.

In the year 2000, she used her savings to purchase a freezer so as to better serve her customers. With her earnings from this business, she helps her husband meet family expenses.

She is asking for this loan so that she she can buy a new freezer costing 300.000FCA (about US$ 715) as well as 12 sacks of sugar, milk, and small plastic bags.

Translated from French by Teresa Kramer, Kiva volunteer

Madame B. Zouweratou est née le 14 mai 1968 à Lomé. Elle est mariée et mère de 2 enfants. Elle vend du jus de fruits, du glaçon, du lait et de l’eau glacée. Elle mène cette activité depuis 1998 dans le quartier d’Agoè Zongo à l’extrême nord de Lomé.

En l’an 2000 avec l’économie qu’elle a faite, elle a acquis un congélateur pour pouvoir bien servir ses clients. Avec le revenu de son activité, elle aide son mari dans les dépenses de la famille.


Le présent crédit qu’elle sollicite lui permettra d’acquérir encore un nouveau congélateur d’une valeur de 300.000FCA et d’acheter 12 sacs de sucre, du lait et des sachets.

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
  • 6
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,666,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 421.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Zouweratou purchasing a freezer and sugar and milk for re-sale

Achat et vente d'un congelateur, du sucre, et du lait.

100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Jun 13, 2008
Listed
May 28, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jul 15, 2009