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Mr Gilbert A. is 32 years old. He was born in Benin and now lives in Kpeme. He is married and has seven (7) dependents. Mr. Gilbert is a mechanic and taxi driver, and has driven his own taxi for the past seven years. Today, because of the age of the taxi's motor, he is confronted with major repairs. This is having an effect on his daily income. He is no longer able to earn sufficient income to meet the needs of his family. To remedy this, he would like to purchase a new motor for his taxi. He is requesting a small loan to achieve this.
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Agé de 32 ans, Monsieur A. Gilbert est né au Bénin et réside actuellement à Kpémé. Marié, il a à sa charge sept (07) personnes. Mécanicien chauffeur, Monsieur A. Gilbert conduit son propre taxi depuis sept ans. Mais aujourd’hui, pour cause du vieillissement du moteur, il est confronté à des pannes permanentes. Ce qui à un effet sur son revenu journalier. Ainsi il n’arrive plus à dégager des revenus lui permettant de s’occuper de sa famille.
Pour y remédier il voudrait s’acheter un autre moteur pour son taxi de transport. Mais faute de moyens financiers, il sollicite un financement à cette fin.

About Togo

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 9
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  • $8,815,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 516.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Gilbert purchase a new motor for his taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 28, 2008
Dec 19, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010