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Total loan: $275

Abla

Agoe, Maritime Region, Togo / Retail

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A loan helped to buy 15 pieces of "pagne" fabric.


Abla's story

Abla is a 29-year-old married woman who has two children to support. She buys and sells "pagnes" (pieces of brightly-colored fabric popular in western Africa). In order to improve her daily life and help out her husband with the everyday needs, she is requesting a loan to order pieces of "pagne" fabric to resell. With a little courage she intends to rise out of poverty and have the means to take good care of her children.