A loan of $1,050 helped to buy bags of charcoal for resale.


Katima's story

Katima is 34 years old. She is married to a customs officer. The couple have 2 children, aged 3 and 6. The eldest child attends school. Since 2005, Katima has been selling charcoal for use in kitchens. She gets her supplies in Lomé and resells them from her home.

Katima is requesting her 3rd loan from WAGES in order to restock on charcoal. In the coming years, she would like to diversify her activities and expand her business. She plans to use her profits to take care of her family´s basic needs.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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