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Hélène A. has had a beverages shop for over three years in Kpalimé, a city located about 120 km from Lomé, the Togolese capital. She is 32 years old, married, and the mother of three children, who are all in school. Hélène would like to use this loan to supply her shop through the purchase of beverages, such as rum, wine, and gin to meet customer demand. By doing this, she will earn more to provide for the needs of her children.
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Helène A. est tient une boutique de boissons depuis plus de 3 ans à Kpalimé, un village situé à environ 120 kilomètres de Lomé, la capitale togolaise. Agée de 32 ans, elle est mariée et mère de 3 enfants tous à l’école. Hélène souhaite avec ce crédit alimenter sa boutique en achetant des boissons tels que les rhums, les vins, gin pour satisfaire la demande de la clientèle. Ce faisant, elle gagnera plus pour subvenir aux besoins de ses enfants

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
  • 3
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,806,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 465.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Helène to buy beverages, such as rum, wine, gin.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 27, 2008
Sep 13, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009