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A widow in charge of two children, Faïzatou is 36 years old. Her children of whom one goes to school are successively aged 16 and 10 years old. She started selling cereals and yams in 2000 at the market. Faced with the heavy responsibility of her children, she wants to expand her business to increase her income. She is thus requesting her first loan from WAGES. She plans to reinvest her supplementary profits in order to develop her business and ensure the self-fulfillment of her family.
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Veuve en charge de 02 enfants, Faïzatou est âgée de 36 ans. Ses enfants dont 01 scolarisé, sont successivement âgés de 16 et 10 ans. Elle a débuté la vente des céréales et d’igname en 2000 au marché. Face aux lourdes charges de ses enfants, elle désire agrandir son activité pour augmenter ses revenus. Elle sollicite donc son premier prêt auprès de WAGES. Elle prévoit réinvestir ses profits supplémentaires afin de développer son activité et assurer l’épanouissement de la 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
  • 5
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,707,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 504.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Faizatou to buy cereals and yams and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 12, 2012
Dec 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013