Akoélé is a dressmaker and has been selling traditional fabrics and bazins in a shop since 2001. She has three children aged ten, seven and two years old. Two of them attend school. Akoélé is 36 and is married to a storekeeper. To meet her customers' demands, she requests a second loan from WAGES to purchase more merchandise. She has ten people helping her and in the future she would like to expand her business and build houses for renting.
Couturière et revendeuse de pagnes, de tissus et bazins depuis 2001 dans une boutique, Akoélé est mère de 03 enfants âgés de 10, 07 et 02ans. Deux d’entre eux sont sur les bancs d’école. Âgée de 36ans, elle a pour conjoint un commerçant. Pour subvenir aux besoins des clients, elle fait un second crédit à WAGES pour acheter plus de marchandises. Aidée par 10 personnes, elle voudrait à l’avenir développer son commerce et construire des maisons de locations.
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!