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Born on August 4, 1964 in Sokodé in Tchaoudjo Prefecture, Mrs. Ablavi S. is married and the mother of four children. Since the year 2002, she has been selling "wax prints", lengths of traditional African print cloth, and handbags in the Hédzranawoé neighborhood of Lomé. Her shop is located near the neighborhood's open-air market and does a brisk business, especially on market days.

After reimbursing her first loan in a timely manner, she is requesting this loan to buy 21 lengths of "bazin" (traditionally dyed cloth) for US$ 400 and 16 handbags for $200.

Translated from French by Teresa Kramer, Kiva volunteer

Née le 04 août 1964 à Sokodé dans la préfecture de Tchaoudjo, Madame S. Ablavi est mariée et mère de quatre enfants. Depuis l’année 2002, elle exerce le commerce de pagne et de sacs de sortis dans le quartier de Hédzranawoé à Lomé. Elle a son magasin proche du marché du quartier et fait de bonnes recettes par jour surtout les jours de marché.

Après un prompt remboursement de son premier crédit, elle sollicite ce prêt pour acheter 21 pièces de bazin pour un montant de 168.000FCFA et 16 sacs de sortie pour un montant de 82.000FCFA

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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

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 0
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  • $8,894,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 420.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Ablavi purchase of 21 lengths of "bazin", traditionally dyed cloth

Achat de 21 pièce de bazin.

100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 24, 2008
Jul 10, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 16, 2009