A loan of $625 helped buying poplin, satin, and muslin cloths.

Akouvi's story

This is a woman who learned how to sew as a trade. But not being able to afford her own workshop, she got started in sewing supplies business in 2000.  Her customer base is compose of any and all people.  She gets her supplies from the big market Lomé.  Having a low inventory and wanting to replenish it, she is requesting a loan from WAGES for a second time in order to buy some poplins, satins, and muslins.  

She is married and the mother of one child.  She lives with her family in the Agoè Demakpoe district in Lomé.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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