A loan of $1,050 helped to buy diapers and clothes for children.


Akou's story

Akou is a 41-year-old woman. She is divorced and has two children. Akou has been working as a reseller since 1996. She sells diapers and baby clothes to various customers at the Grand Market in Lomé. She buys her products in Lomé and works alone.

Akou requested her third loan from WAGES in order to buy diapers and clothes for children. She would like to reinvest in her business.

In the coming years, Akou would like to open a shop. She says that with the profits she plans to take care of her family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan



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