Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Maïmouna is a widow with three children in her care, one of whom is at school. She retails cereals in a market in Lomé. She began this activity, which constitutes her main source of income, in 2000. She is requesting her first loan from WAGES to stock cereals for the lean season. She is planning to create a new source of income with the profits she makes, but at the same time wants to boost her activity and ensure her children's good health.
View original language description ↓
Veuve en charge de 03 enfants dont 01 scolarisé, Maïmouna est revendeuse de céréales dans un marché de la ville de Lomé. Elle a débuté cette activité qui constitue sa principale source de revenu en l’an 2000. Elle sollicite son premier prêt auprès de WAGES pour stocker des céréales pour la période de soudure. Elle compte créer une nouvelle source de revenu avec son profit mais également désire renforcer son activité et assurer la santé de ses enfants.

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
    View loans »
    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,709,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 498.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,425 helped Maimouna to buy cereals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 6, 2012
Dec 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013