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Total loan: $425
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Akossiwa

Togo
Baguida, Togo / Retail

A loan of $425 helped to buy shoes, plates, and cosmetics.


Akossiwa's story

Akossiwa is a 31-year-old woman. She is married to a driver and they have three children together. Two of the children are in school. The oldest is 7 and the youngest is 3. Akossiwa has worked as a retailer of shoes, plates, and cosmetics since 1999. She sells her products door-to-door to her customers. Her main challenge is a slump in sales. One person helps her with her business. Akossiwa has requested her first loan from WAGES in order to buy plates, cosmetics, and shoes. She wants to reinvest in her business. In the coming years, Akossiwa would like to develop her business. She says that with the profits, she intends to provide her family with a good standard of living.

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: October 25, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Women and Associations for Gain both Economic and Social (WAGES)

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: October 25, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: Women and Associations for Gain both Economic and Social (WAGES)