A loan of $1,000 helped to buy tires.


Kokou's story

Kokou is a 32-year old man. His wife is a vendor. He has two children. Kokou has been working as a vendor since 2006. He buys and resells tires to the general public in the port area. He buys his goods at the autonomous port of Lome. He works by himself. At present, he has no problems [with the business]. Kokou has requested his first loan from WAGES in order to buy tires. He would like to reinvest in his business. In the years to come, Kokou would like to open a store to sell tires. He says that he plans to use the revenues to take care of his family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S



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