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Affiwa, 33 years old, lives in Lomé with her husband, who works as a mechanic and welder. In order to help her husband with household needs, since 2007 she has been selling deodorant and soap in a store. She stocks up near the port. She is requesting her first loan to stock up a large quantity of merchandise. She hopes to be able to pay for her family’s healthcare while stabilizing her business.
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Affiwa âgée de 33ans vit avec son mari mécanicien soudeur à Lomé. Pour prêter main forte à son conjoint dans les charges du foyer, elle revend depuis 2007 dans une boutique du déodorant et des savons. Son achat se fait dans la zone portuaire et elle sollicite son premier crédit pour acheter des marchandises en quantité considérables. Elle espère assurer la santé de la famille tout en gardant la pérennité de son activité.

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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
  • 6
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,709,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 501.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Affiwa to buy deodorant and soap.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 11, 2013
Apr 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 22, 2013