A loan of $825 helped to buy basic groceries.


Abiba's story

Abiba is a 39-year-old woman. She is married to a military man. She has three children who are all in school. The eldest is eight and the youngest three years old. Abiba has been working as a vendor since 2008. She sells from a store in her home after purchasing her products in Lomé. Abiba requested her first loan from WAGES in order to buy more merchandise. She wants to expand her business. In the coming years, Abiba would like to diversify her merchandise. She says that with the profits, she plans to take care of her family's basic needs.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason



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