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Ama V. is 40 years old, married and the mother of 3 children. She lives in Assahoun, a village located 50 kilometers from Lomé, the capital of Togo. For many years Mrs. V. has worked as a retail merchant of food products. With this second loan, she hopes to increase her stock of peanuts, millets, beans and other foods for resale and increase the capacity of her business. The profits from her work will allow her to better meet the needs of her family.

Translated from French by Allana Carlyle, Kiva Volunteer.

Ama V. est âgée de 40 ans, mariée et mère de 3 enfants. Il habite à Assahoun, un village situé à environ 50 kilomètres de Lomé, la capitale togolaise. Madame est revendeuse de produits vivriers depuis des années. Avec ce second crédit, elle souhaite faire davantage de stocks de arachide, de mil, du haricot et autres pour la revente et augmenter la capacité de son commerce. Les bénéfices de son activité lui permettront de mieux subvenir aux besoins de sa famille.

Additional Information


FECECAV is a cooperative union registered in 1997. Its mission is to serve the financial needs of local people who have been excluded from the traditional financial system. It serves more than 50,000 members in the Plateau and Maritime regions of Togo. FECECAV is a not-for-profit organization.

About Togo

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 9
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,894,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 418.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Ama to increase stocks of peanuts, millets, beans and other foods for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 26, 2008
Aug 11, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2009