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Koami is 45 years old, married, and a father of seven children. His wife works in retail. Koami has worked as a bus driver for almost twenty years. He has requested a loan in order to pay for repairs on his bus, which will allow him to provide better and more consistent service to his customers. Koami plans to use the profits from his business to increase his savings, with the eventual goal of expanding his business through the purchase of a second bus. Through the success of his business, Koami wants to help make sure that his family continues to thrive.

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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
  • 2
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,706,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 488.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD
Paying Back - Currency Exchange Loss

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $825 helped Koami to pay for repairs of his bus.
70% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 15, 2014
Aug 10, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: