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Koffi Jean
Mr. Koffi Jean H. was born on December 13, 1972 in Tchékpo Dévé, a village in the Yoto prefecture in Togo. He has been living in Lomé since 1995, when he got married and opened a tailoring workshop in the Adidogomé neighborhood. His long-standing business in the neighborhood makes him a respected tailor. He has two young sons who are in school. He is requesting this first loan to purchase five rolls of pants fabric and five rolls of shirt fabric to increase his supplies and thus sell more clothing and earn greater profits.

Translated from French by Kristina Jackson, Kiva Volunteer.



Monsieur H. Koffi jean est né le 13 décembre 1972 à Tchékpo Dévé, un village situé dans la préfecture de Yoto au Togo. Il s’est installé à Lomé depuis 1995, s’est marié et a ouvert en cette même année un atelier de couture dans le quartier d’Adidogomé. Son ancienneté dans le quartier fait de lui un tailleur reconnu. Il a deux petit fils qui vont à l’école.
Il sollicite ce premier crédit pour acheter cinq (5) rouleaux de tissus de pantalon et cinq (5) rouleaux de tissus pour chemises pour augmenter son stock afin de mieux vendre et gagner beaucoup de bénéfice.

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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
  • 14
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,751,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 415.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Koffi Jean purchase of fabric to make clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Sep 15, 2008
Listed
Sep 1, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Oct 15, 2009