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Married and the father of four children, Mr. Folly H. was born on April 17, 1967. He lives in Djidjolé, a district of the capital, Lomé, with his wife, who does not work outside the home. He drives a motorcycle taxi. Presently, his motorcycle is broken and is not in working condition, but he does not have the means to buy another. Faced with this difficult situation, he is obliged to help out a friend who has a mill in order to make ends meet. He is asking for a loan of US$ 1000 to purchase a new motorcycle so that he can pursue his chosen business appropriately and support his family so that they will have a brighter future.

Translated from French by Teresa Kramer, Kiva volunteer

Marié et père de quatre (04) enfants, monsieur Folly H. est né le 17 Avril 1967. Il habite le quartier Djidjolé à Lomé avec sa femme, une ménagère. Il est conducteur de taxi moto. Actuellement sa moto est en panne et ne fonctionne plus mais il n’a pas aussi les moyens d’acheter une autre. Devant cette situation il est obliger d’aller aider un ami qui dispose d’un moulin afin de joindre les deux bouts. Il sollicite un crédit de $1000, pour l’achat d’une moto neuve afin de pouvoir exercer convenablement son activité et faire face aux charges du ménage pour un développement meilleur.

About Togo

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 11
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  • $8,960,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 448.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Folly purchase of a motorcycle taxi

Achat de taxi moto.

100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 11, 2008
Dec 28, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2009