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Gaméli K., 35, is a shoemaker. He is married and the father of two children. To earn money, he makes and sells shoes as well as doing repairs. With this, his second loan, and thanks to the chance offered by Kiva, he would like to purchase raw materials and outfit himself with tools for shoe-making, so as to make better use of technology and be responsive to the needs of his clientele. With this opportunity, Gaméli hopes to earn a good living and care for his family.
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Gaméli K. est un artisan cordonnier âgé de 35 ans, mariée et père de 2 enfants. Pour gagner de l’argent, il fabrique et revend des chaussures en plus des réparations. Avec ce deuxième crédit et grâce à la chance de Kiva, il désire acheter des matières premières et s’équiper en outils de fabrication afin de relever les défis de la technologie et faire face au besoin de sa clientèle. Avec cette opportunité, monsieur Gaméli espère bien gagner sa vie et prendre soin 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
  • 6
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,803,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 457.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Gaméli purchasing raw materials and outfitting himself with tools for shoe-making.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 22, 2008
Sep 8, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009