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Mawousse is 25 years old, married and has three children. She lives in the town of Lomé. Together with her husband, who is a computer technician, she takes care of their children. The children are ten, five and one years old. In order to provide for her family, Mawousse sells cosmetic products and jewellery in her hairdressing salon.

She has requested this first loan with the field partner for 300,000 francs CFA. She will use her loan to expand her business by buying hair extensions and jewellery.

Mawousse works hard to improve the living conditions of her family and would like to expand her business in the near future.
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Mariée et mère de trois enfants, Mawousse est âgée de 25 ans et habite dans la ville de Lomé. Ensemble avec son mari informaticien ils prennent soin de leurs enfants de 10, 5 et 1 an. Dans le souci du bien-être, elle s’est lancée dans la vente des produits cosmétiques et de bijoux dans son salon de coiffure. Dans la perspective d’accroissement de son activité et de toujours maintenir le cap elle souhaite prendre un premier crédit de 300 000 F CFA pour faire face à ses défis. Ce prêt servira à l’achat de mèches et de bijoux. Mawousse travaille dur pour assurer un meilleur épanouissement pour sa famille, elle prévoit même agrandir son salon dans un avenir proche.

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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
  • 14
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,750,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 481.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $625 helped Mawousse to buy hair extensions and jewellery for sale in her beauty salon.
95% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 15, 2014
Jun 3, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2015