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Afiwavi
Afiwavi is 46 years old. She is married to a physician's assistant and they have four children. The eldest is 23 years old and the youngest is 13. Only the two youngest children attend school. After her fashion design training, Afiwavi has been running a studio at home since 1986. Assisted by two people, she sells pagnes [traditional cloth] and sewing accessories (clasps, fabric, ribbons, etc.), in addition to her business.

With this first loan she is seeking from WAGES, Afiwavi would like to purchase supplies in order to better meet her customers' needs. She is thinking of opening a sewing shop to better look after her family.
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Afiwavi est âgée de 46ans. Elle est mariée à un assistant médical et ils ont 04 enfants. Le premier est âgé de 23ans et le dernier 13ans. Les deux derniers seuls sont scolarisés. A la fin de sa formation de couture, elle a ouvert un atelier à domicile depuis 1986. Aidée par deux personnes, elle vend en plus de son activité des pagnes, et des matériels de couture (fermeture, tissus, ruban…). Avec ce premier crédit qu’elle sollicite de WAGES, elle voudrait s’approvisionner en marchandises afin de mieux répondre aux besoins des clients. Elle a pour idée d’ouvrir un atelier de couture et bien entretenir la famille.

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
  • 3
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,637,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 503.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Afiwavi to purchase pagnes [traditional cloth] and sewing accessories.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 22, 2013
Listed
Mar 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 17, 2013