A loan of $900 helped purchase of yams and bags of corn.

Blima's story

This woman is well known in her Kégué neighborhood in Lomé, because she is specialized in the sale of good quality tubers of yam and corn. She began this business since 2004. She gets her supplies at Atakpamé, a town located about 12 kilometers from Lomé. Thanks to this business, she provides financial support to her husband for the education of their children. In addition, she carries out her own projects through this trade which makes her to always have the honor and respect from her husband. She also sells her yams to retailers in the market of Hédzranawoé in Lomé that makes her always arrive early to sell off her stock. Currently, she need to replenish her stock and it is for this reason she is requesting a loan from WAGES to buy 10 baskets of yam and 15 bags of corn. The remaining loan will be used to cover transport cost to Atakpamé.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Cletus Kuunifaa

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