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Born in 1982, Ms. Balkiesa M. is a divorced woman with one child. This is a courageous woman who does commerce in beauty products and in ready-to-wear clothing in the Agoè district of Lomé. Her business, which she started in 2003, is going very well for her. She would like to use this initial loan to buy 20 new-style outfits in order to do well in her sales during the holiday season.
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Né en 1982, dame M. Balkiesa est une femme divorcée et a un enfant.
Elle est une femme vaillante et fait le commerce de produits de beauté et de prêt-à-porter dans le quartier d’Agoè à Lomé.
Cette activité qu’elle a commencé depuis 2003 marche très bien pour lui et elle désire prendre ce premier crédit pour acheter 20 habits de nouveau model afin de pouvoir bien vendre durant la période des fêtes.

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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
  • 516.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Balkiesa to buy outfits and beauty products to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 27, 2008
Dec 1, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2009