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Akouvi is a hairdresser. She also resells beauty products such as hair extensions. Her husband works at the harbor and she struggles to provide enough food to her 3-year-old child. Her goal is to open her own hairdressing shop and to buy some beauty products, in order to boost her business and increase her revenues. She hopes that a loan will help her to reach her goal, so that she will enjoy a standard of living better suited to her child's educational needs.
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Akouvi est coiffeuse et revendeuse de produits de beauté/mèches de cheveux. Avec son mari travaillant au port, elle peine à garantir une nourriture suffisante pour son enfant de trois ans. Pour renforcer son activité et ses revenus, elle a pour projet d’ouvrir son propre magasin de coiffure et acheter des marchandises. Si un prêt lui permet de faire cela, elle pourrait disposer d’un niveau de vie plus adapté à l’éducation de son enfant.

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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
  • 15
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,809,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 505.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD