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Mrs. Afi E. is a single mother of 3 children, all students. She has been trading yams for the last 7 years. She is 35 years old. Being single, she can hardly provide for the schooling needs of her children. With this loan, she wishes to increase her business potential so as to increase her purchases and thus her sales. This way she will be able to make a profit allowing her to provide for the needs of her family.

Translated from French by Véronique Fourment, Kiva volunteer.

Madame Afi E. est célibataire avec 03 enfants tous élèves et exerce le commerce de vente des ignames depuis 7 ans. Elle est âgée de 35 ans . Etant seule, elle subvient difficilement aux besoins scolaires de ses enfants. Elle souhaite augmenter la capacité de son commerce par le présent emprunt afin d’augmenter ses achats et par là les ventes pour dégager des excédents lui permettant de subvenir aux besoins de sa famille.

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
  • 8
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $9,031,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 448.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Afi purchase of yams in surrounding villages and resale at the local market.

Achat des ignames dans les villages environnants et leur revente sur le marché local


100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 6, 2008
Jan 23, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2009