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Yawa D. is a woman of 38, married and the mother of 2 children. She has been selling cocoyams for 7 years in Lomé. Her business consists in buying her merchandise from the farmers and coming to sell the produce to retailers in town. With this loan, Yawa hopes to raise the capacity of her business by increasing her purchases. This will permit her to better respond to the needs of her clientele and thus to improve her living conditions.
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Yawa D. est une femme de 38 ans, mariée et mère de 2 enfants. elle est revendeuse d’ignames, depuis 7 ans, à Lomé. Son activité consiste à aller payer ses marchandises auprès des agriculteurs et devenir les revendre en ville aux détaillants. Avec ce crédit, Yawa souhaite augmenter la capacité de son commerce en augmentant achats. Ceci lui permettra de répondre aux besoins de la clientèle et par conséquent une amélioration de son niveau de vie.

Additional Information


FECECAV is a cooperative union registered in 1997. Its mission is to serve the financial needs of local people who have been excluded from the traditional financial system. It serves more than 50,000 members in the Plateau and Maritime regions of Togo. FECECAV is a not-for-profit organization.

About Togo

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $9,023,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 474.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Yawa purchase of yams for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 4, 2009
Jun 18, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010