A loan of $925 helped to buy and resell yams.


Akossiwa's story

Akossiwwa is woman married to a customs agent. She has three children. Since 1991, she's been reselling yams. She purchases her supplies in the interior of the country, and resells to her customers at a market in her town. Akossiwwa is seeking her first loan from Kiva's partner, WAGES, in order to buy yams.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Patrick Stadelmann



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