A loan of $625 helped to buy used appliances.


Omar's story

Omar is 33 years old, and is married to a seamstress. He has a 3-month old child. Since 2009, Omar has been working as a re-seller. He sells used household appliances to many different customers, in his store. Omar buys his products in Lomé. He works on his own. At the moment, his biggest challenge is depleted stock. Omar has obtained his second loan from WAGES in order to buy used appliances. He wants to re-invest in his business. Over the next few years, Omar would like to expand his business. He says that with the profits, he plans to take care of his family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sarah Puchner



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