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Ablavi is 45 years old and lives with her three children and their father in Lomé. The children are all at school. In order to be able to contribute to providing for the family's needs, she has since 1991 been selling charcoal and cereals in a district of Lomé. In order to be able to satisfy customer demand more easily, she is requesting her second loan from WAGES so that she can buy goods. The profits she makes from her sales will enable her to increase her turnover and improve her family's living conditions.
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Âgée de 45ans, Ablavi vit avec ses 03 enfants et leur père à Lomé. Tous scolarisés. Pour contribuer aux besoins de la famille, elle revend depuis 1991 des charbons de bois et des céréales dans un quartier de la ville de Lomé. Afin de mieux répondre aux besoins de ses clients, elle sollicite son second prêt à WAGES pour acheter des marchandises. Le profit tiré de la vente permettra d'améliorer son chiffre d'affaire et d'améliorer les conditions de vie de la famille.

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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
  • 491.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Ablavi to buy sacks of charcoal and cereals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 12, 2013
Aug 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2014