Siyaratou is a 36-year-old woman. She is a mother with a family and is married to teacher. She has been working as a retailer since 2004. She sells grocery items to any customer in her store. She purchases her goods in Lomé and works alone. At the moment, her main difficulty is a shortage of inventory. Siyaratou has requested her fifth WAGES loan to purchase some groceries. She wants to reinvest in her business. In the coming years, she would like to become a wholesaler. She says that, with the profits, she plans on ensuring her children's education.
Siyaratou est une femme âgée de 36 ans. Elle est mariée à un enseignant et mère de famille. Siyaratou travaille comme revendeuse depuis 2004. Elle vend des produits d’alimentation générale pour tous clients dans sa boutique. Elle achète les produits à Lomé et travaille seule. Au moment, sa difficulté principale est la rupture de stock. Siyaratou a requis son cinquième crédit de WAGES afin d’acheter des produits d’alimentation générale. Elle veut réinvestir dans l’activité. Dans les prochaines années, Siyaratou voudrait devenir grossiste. Elle dit qu’avec les profits, elle prévoit d’assurer l’éducation de ses enfants.
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!