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Yabavi is a mother of three children who are 12, 7 and 2 years old (two of whom attend school). To help her plumber spouse she runs a business selling haberdashery and grocery products. She is alone in the shop and gets her supplies from Lomé.

She wants to buy haberdashery and grocery products which why she is requesting a first credit loan from WAGES. In the future she wants to build a house for her family and make her business sustainable.
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Mère de 03 enfants âgés de 12,07 et 02ans (deux scolarisés). Afin de prêter main forte à son conjoint plombier, Yabavi exerce comme activité la vente des articles de mercerie et des produits d’alimentation générale. Elle le fait seule dans une boutique et s’approvisionne à Lomé. Elle sollicite acheter des articles de mercerie et des produits d’alimentation générale c’est pour cela, elle fait un premier crédit à WAGES. A l’avenir, elle veut construire une maison pour sa famille et rendre son activité pérenne.

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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
  • 14
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,750,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 503.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Yabavi buy grocery products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 8, 2013
Mar 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013