A loan of $825 helped to purchase beverages.


Akoua's story

Akoua, age 40, is married to a driver and has three children. Since 2001, she's been working as a reseller. She runs a bar for every kind of customers in her shop. She gets her supplies in Lomé and works alone. At this time, her main challenge is competition. Akoua is seeking her first loan from Kiva's partner, WAGES, in order to purchase beverages. She wants to reinvest in her business. In the forthcoming years, she would like to expand her business. She says that she intends to use her profits to take care of her family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Patrick Stadelmann



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