A loan of $1,075 helped purchase of yams for resale.


Yawa's story

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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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Teresa Kramer



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