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Unmarried with one person in his care, Mr. Djima O. was born on January 29, 1979 in Lomé. Since the year 2003, he has had a store selling pagnes (traditional print cloth) in the grand marketplace of Lomé. He accommodates his customers well and earns their loyalty. Itinerant saleswomen come to him to buy merchandise to resell. This initial loan that Mr. Djima O. is requesting will enable him to buy 30 bolts of GTP-brand pagne.

Translated from French by Daniel Kuey, Kiva volunteer

Célibataire avec une personne à charge, Monsieur O. Djima est né le 29 janvier 1979 à Lomé. Depuis l’année 2003, il a ouvert un magasin de vente de pagne dans le grand marché de Lomé. Il accueille bien ses clients et les fidélise. Les revendeuses ambulantes viennent chez lui pour acheter et revendre.
Ce premier crédit que Monsieur O. Djima sollicite lui permettra d’acheter 30 pièces de pagne de marque GTP.

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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
  • 2
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,706,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 418.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Djima to buy 30 bolts of pagnes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 12, 2008
Aug 6, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009