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Akpedze is a 33-year-old woman. She is unmarried and has an 8-year-old child who attends school.
Akpedze has worked as a retailer since 2004. She sells fabric and hosiery to all types of customers at her house. She buys her products in Lomé. She works by herself. At the moment, her main difficulty is a shortage in her stock of goods.
Akpedze has requested her third loan from WAGES in order to buy fabric and hosiery. She wants to reinvest in her business.
In the coming years, Akpedze would like to open a shop. She says that with the profits, she intends to provide for her family.
Akpedze est une femme âgée de 33 ans. Elle est célibataire et à un enfant de 8ans qui va à l’école.
Akpedze travaille comme revendeuse depuis 2004. Elle vend des tissus et de la bonneterie pour tous clients à la maison. Elle achète les produits à Lomé. Elle travaille seule. Au moment, sa difficulté principale est la rupture de stock.
Akpedze a requis son troisième crédit de WAGES afin d’acheter des tissus et de la bonneterie. Elle veut réinvestir dans l’activité.
Dans les prochaines années, Akpedze voudrait ouvrir une boutique. Elle dit qu’avec les profits, elle prévoit de subvenir aux besoins 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
  • 10
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $9,000,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 496.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Akpédzé to buy pagnes (brightly-printed West African clothing), fabric, and hosiery.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 20, 2012
May 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013