A loan of $825 helped to buy firewood and coal.

Awawou's story

Awawou is a 41-year-old woman. She is married to a retired army member. She is the mother of three children who all attend school. Her oldest child is 12 years old and the youngest is 6. Awawou has been reselling firewood and coal since 2000. She buys her merchandise in Lomé and sells from home. She experiences no major difficulty. Awawou has requested her first loan from WAGES in order to buy firewood, coal and yams. She would like to reinvest in her professional activity, increase the size of her business and be able to provide for her children's education.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan

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