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Amavi, aged 30, is a young woman who is married to an employee in a local company. In order to meet her family's needs, she has been reselling "pagnes" (colorful fabrics), beauty products and pharmaceutical goods, door-to-door, since 2003.

As she would like to expand her activity and to provide a good future for her family, Amavi is requesting her first loan from WAGES. Her loan amount will help her to buy some merchandise, in order to better meet her customers' needs.
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Jeune femme de 30ans, Amavi est mariée à un employé dans une société de la place. Pour subvenir aux besoins de la famille, elle revend depuis 2003 des pagnes, des produits de beauté et des produits pharmaceutiques de façon ambulante. Elle espère agrandir son activité et assurer l’avenir de sa famille s’est pour cela, elle sollicite pour une première fois un crédit à WAGES. Ce montant l’aidera à acheter des marchandises afin de mieux satisfaire les clients.

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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
  • 10
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,894,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 508.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Amavi to buy retail merchandise (fabrics, beauty products and pharmaceutical goods).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 13, 2013
May 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014