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Ama
Ama N. is 52 years old, married, and the mother of five children. She specializes in producing and retailing “tchoukoutou,” a local (millet-based) drink that is widely enjoyed. She lives in Adeta, a town located about 150 kilometers from Lomé, the Togolese capital. With this third loan from FECECAV, Ama would like to expand the capacity of her business by buying bags of millet, wood, and by building a new oven. Profits from her business will allow her to take more responsibility for household costs.

Translated from French by Liana Bianchi, Kiva Volunteer


Ama N. est âgée de 52 ans, mariée et mère de 5 enfants. Elle est spécialisée dans la préparation et la revente de « tchoukoutou » une boisson locale tant appréciée par la population. Elle réside à Adeta un village situé à environ 150 kilomètres de Lomé, la capitale togolaise. Ama désire avec ce crédit, le troisième de FECECAV, augmenter la capacité de son commerce en achetant des sacs de mil, du bois et se faire construire un nouveau fourneau. Les profits issus de son de son commerce lui permettront de participer aux charges du foyer.

Additional Information

About FECECAV

FECECAV is a cooperative union registered in 1997. Its mission is to serve the financial needs of local people who have been excluded from the traditional financial system. It serves more than 50,000 members in the Plateau and Maritime regions of Togo. FECECAV is a not-for-profit organization.

About Togo

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 10
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,806,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 421.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Ama purchasing bags of millet.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Jul 1, 2008
Listed
Jun 17, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Aug 15, 2009