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Raina is a 31-year-old woman. She is married to a driver. She has two children, one of whom is in school. The elder is 10, the younger 2 years old.

Raina has been working as a retailer since 2007. She walks around selling pagnes [traditional wraps], shoes and charcoal to all her customers. She buys her products in Lomé. She works alone. For now, she doesn't have any problems.

Raina requested this first loan with WAGES in order to buy pagnes, shoes and charcoal. She wants to reinvest in the business.

In the coming years, Raina would like to grow her business. She says that with the profits, she intends to look after her family.
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Raina est une femme âgée de 31 ans. Elle est mariée å un chauffeur. Elle a 2 enfants, dont 1 à l’école. Le premier a 10 ans et le dernier a 2 ans.
Raina travaille comme revendeuse depuis 2007. Elle revend des pagnes, des chaussures et du charbon pour tout client de façon ambulante. Elle achète les produits à Lomé. Elle travaille seule. Au moment, elle n’a aucune difficulté.
Raina a requis son 1er crédit de WAGES afin d’acheter des pagnes, des chaussures et du charbon. Elle veut réinvestir dans l’activité.
Dans les prochaines années, Raina voudrait élargir son activité. Elle dit qu’avec les profits, elle prévoit s’occuper de sa famille.

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About Women and Associations for Gain both Economic and Social

This loan is administered by Women and Associations for Gain both Economic and Social (WAGES), Togo’s second-largest microfinance institution. Along with a wide range of savings and loan products, WAGES offers its clients training programs in basic literacy, health care (HIV/AIDS and malaria), and business-related subjects (business management, marketing, accounting). You can show your support for WAGES by joining its lending team!

About Togo

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 10
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $9,030,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 481.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD