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Fati A., age 39, is married and the mother of six children, of whom five are in school. She has worked in this business sector for almost two years. Since her husband is a polygamist, she is alone in providing for her childrens' needs, which she can meet, thanks to the income from her business. She would like to use this loan to increase her shop's capacity in order to satisfy customer demands and also, through the profits gained, to help pay for the schooling of her children.

Translated from French by Dan Kuey, Kiva volunteer.

Madame Fati A. est âgée de 39 ans, mariée et mère de 06 enfants dont 05 sont à l’école. Elle opère dans ce secteur d’activité depuis bientôt 02 ans. Son mari étant polygame, madame Fati subvient seule aux besoins de ses enfants grâce aux revenus de son activité. Elle désire par ce crédit augmenté la capacité de sa boutique pour répondre aux besoins de la clientèle et aussi par les profits supporter les frais scolaires de ses enfants.

Additional Information


FECECAV is a cooperative union registered in 1997. Its mission is to serve the financial needs of local people who have been excluded from the traditional financial system. It serves more than 50,000 members in the Plateau and Maritime regions of Togo. FECECAV is a not-for-profit organization.

About Togo

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 1
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $9,000,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 448.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Fati to buy 100 cartons of canned goods, 50 cartons of oil, and various items to increase the stock for her shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
16 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 15, 2008
Feb 1, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2009