A loan of $375 helps to buy 1200 metallic sponges and 360 normal sponges.


Atsoupé's story

Atsoupé is a 60-year-old married woman with four children. She sells various kinds of sponges. She buys from the market twice a month to resell throughout her neighbourhood. She would like to take out a loan to buy metallic and normal sponges. She wants to make her customers happy and generate a good income from sales to take better care of her home.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Naomi Leach.


This loan is special because:

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

Manon Genouille, Kiva staff

Manon Genouille
Kiva staff



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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.