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Améyo is 54 years old and married to a teacher. She has four children who do not go to school.

Since 2000, she's been working as a reseller. She sells charcoal at her home to all kinds of customers.

She gets her supplies in Lomé and works alone. At this time, her main difficulty is being out of stock.

Améyo is seeking her first loan from Kiva's partner, WAGES, in order to buy charcoal. 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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Améyo est une femme âgée de 54 ans. Elle est mariée å un professeur. Elle a 4 enfants qui ne fréquentent pas.
Améyo travaille comme revendeuse depuis 2000. Elle vend du charbon de bois pour tous clients à domicile. Elle achète les produits à Lomé. Elle travaille seule. Au moment, sa difficulté principale est la rupture de stock.
Améyo a requis son premier crédit de WAGES afin d’acheter du charbon de bois. Elle veut réinvestir dans l’activité.
Dans les prochaines années, Améyo voudrait agrandir la taille de son activité. Elle dit qu’avec les profits, elle prévoit de prendre soin de sa famille.

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About Women and Associations for Gain both Economic and Social

This loan is administered by Women and Associations for Gain both Economic and Social (WAGES), Togo’s second-largest microfinance institution. Along with a wide range of savings and loan products, WAGES offers its clients training programs in basic literacy, health care (HIV/AIDS and malaria), and business-related subjects (business management, marketing, accounting). You can show your support for WAGES by joining its lending team!

About Togo

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 5
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $9,031,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 499.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD