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Kokouvi lives in Lomé with his wife and his three children, two of whom are in school. His oldest child is 9 years old, the youngest is 5.

Kokouvi sells general food products. He conducts his activity in a small shack and he usually stocks up from wholesalers. His first loan will allow him to buy general food products.

He will use the profits from his sales to rent a shop and to take care of his family.
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Kokouvi vit avec sa femme et leurs 03 enfants à Lomé. Il a 03 enfants dont 02 scolarisés. L’ainé est âgé de 09 ans et le dernier 05ans. Kokouvi quant à lui exerce comme activité la vente des produits d’alimentation générale. L’activité se déroule dans une baraque et il s’approvisionne généralement chez les grossistes. Son premier crédit lui permettra d’acheter des produits d’alimentation générale. Le profit tiré de la vente lui servira de louer une boutique et de prendre soin de la famille.

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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
  • 13
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,750,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 503.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Kokouvi to buy general food products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 22, 2013
Mar 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013