A loan of $825 helped to buy pagnes (brightly printed West African clothing), sacks of maize, and iceboxes.


Gbadaouya's story

Gbadaouya is a 39-year-old woman. She is married to an auto mechanic. She has three children.
Gbadaouya has worked as a retailer of cereals, yams, pagnes (brightly printed West African clothing), and iceboxes since 1995. She sells her products at home in Hédzranawoé after buying them at the Grand Market in Lomé and at markets in the interior of the country.
Gbadaouya has requested her second loan from WAGES in order to buy pagnes, yams, and sacks of maize.
She says that with her profits, she intends to make her family happy.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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