A loan helped to buy boards, nails, glue, and varnish to make furniture.


Komla Abel's story

Komla, aged 34, is a married man who works as a carpenter making furniture to sell. Twice a month, he purchase his supplies at the market and is requesting a loan to purchase 10 boards, 10 packets of nails, 10 cans of glue, and 10 cans of varnish. Through this, he wants to lift himself out of poverty and to earn enough to manage household expenses.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey.


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It helps vulnerable populations in Togo access credit and grow their businesses.



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