A loan of $1,025 helped to buy sacks fo corn, millet and beans.

Mawugnon's story

Mawugnon is a 31-year old woman, who is married to a gardener. She has three children, two of whom are at school. The eldest is 14 years old and the youngest eight.

Mawugnon has been working as a retailer since 2000. She sells charcoal and cereals to all types of customers at home. She buys her products in Lomé and works alone. Her main difficulty at the moment is not being able to satisfy all customer demand.

Mawugnon has requested her second loan from WAGES so that she can buy charcoal and cereals. She wants to reinvest in her business. In the next few years, she would like to expand her business. She says that she is planning to take care of her family with the profits.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras

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