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Roukiéatou is a 47 year old woman. She is married to a pensioner and they have two dependent children both of which attend school. They are 16 and 9 years old. To give her husband a hand, to generate some income, she sells traditional fabric and jewellery. She started this business in 1997 at a market in Lomé. Being a previous Wages client, she requests her third loan in order to purchase a greater quantity of merchandise (fabric and jewellery). In the future she would like to open a boutique and contribute more to the costs of sending her children to school.
Roukiéatou est une dame de 47ans. Mariée à un retraité, ils ont 02 enfants en charge tous sur les bancs d’école. Ils sont âgés de 16 et 09ans. Pour prêter main forte à son conjoint, elle exerce comme activité génératrice de revenu la vente des pagnes et bijoux. Activité, qu’elle a démarré en 1997 dans un marché de la ville de Lomé. Étant une ancienne cliente de WAGES, elle fait son troisième crédit pour acheter plus de marchandises (pagnes et bijoux). Elle voudrait à l’avenir ouvrir une boutique et s’occuper plus de la scolarité de ses enfants.

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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
  • 6
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,707,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 501.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Roukiatou to buy traditional fabrics and jewellery.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 11, 2012
Jan 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014