A loan of $650 helped to buy tomatoes, fish, cooking oil, etc.


Akossiwa's story

A resident of Agoè Démakpoè, a beltway district in the middle of the city of Lomé, this woman is a widow who is supporting her four children all by herself. To provide for them appropriately, she started a grocery business in 2003. This business is very profitable for her. Presently, she wants to stock up again and is requesting her first loan from WAGES to buy a basket of fresh tomatoes, four boxes of fish, five drums of cooking oil, and various other items.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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