A loan of $850 helped to purchase mobile phones.


Gamal's story

Gamal is a 28 year old man. He is married to a retailer and they do not yet have children. Gamal has been working as a retailer since 2009. He buys and resells mobile phones to all people in a store. He buys his products from wholesalers in Lome and works with a family member. Gamal is asking for his first loan from WAGES in order to buy new arrivals of mobile phones for sale. He is thinking of reinvesting these profits in the expansion of his business. In the coming years, Gamal would like to develop his business. He says that with the profits, he plans to have a happy family and to ensure the education of his brothers.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Frances Hsieh



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