A loan of $550 helps to buy 40 school bags, 35 handbags and 4 bags of bissap [a drink made from dried hibiscus flowers].


Afissétou's story

Married, Afissétou is 50 years old with three children. She sells bags of all kinds and also bissap [a drink made from dried hibiscus flowers] to juice sellers. She buys them at the market to resell.

She would like to take a loan in order to increase her stock of school bags, handbags and also some bissap.

With this loan, she wants to have enough income to manage the household.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katell Maguet.


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.