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Amélé, aged 32, is a young woman who lives with her husband and her children in Lomé. She hopes that the profits from her charcoal sales business will help her to provide a better future for her family and allow her to continue her business. She will use this third loan from WAGES to buy more charcoal in order to reach her goals.
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Jeune dame de 32ans, Amélé vit avec son conjoint et leurs enfants à Lomé. Elle espère assurer un avenir meilleur à sa famille et la pérennité de son activité grâce au profit tiré de son activité (vente de charbons de bois).Le troisième prêt sollicité à WAGES permettra à la dame de s’approvisionner en marchandise afin d'atteindre ses objectifs.

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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
  • 12
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,750,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 504.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Amélé to buy bags of charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 24, 2013
Jul 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 19, 2014