A loan of $850 helped to buy bags of charcoal.

Abla's story

Abla is a 37-year-old woman. She is married to a carpenter. She has two children, one of whom attends school. Her older and younger children are 8 and 2 years old, respectively. Abla has worked as a retailer since 2006. She buys and re-sells charcoal to all types of customers in Lomé. She buys the products in various towns. She works by herself and has no employees. Currently, her main difficulty is a lack of money to satisfy the full demand. Abla has requested her first loan from WAGES in order to buy and re-sell charcoal. She wants to reinvest in her business.
In the coming years, Abla would like to expand her business. She says that with the profits, she intends to take care of her family.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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