A loan of $800 helped to purchase sacks of corn and dried beans.

Méyévi's story

Meyevi is a 31-year-old woman. She is married to a teacher. She has two children, one of whom is in school. Her eldest child is five years old and the youngest is two.

Meyevi has been working as a retailer since 2009. She sells grains to her clientele out of her shop. She stocks up in Lomé. She works on her own. For the time being, her biggest challenge has been stock disruptions.

Meyevi has requested her first loan via WAGES so that she can purchase grain. She wants to reinvest in her business.

In the coming years, Meyevi would like to grow her business. She says that with her profits she plans to take care of her family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Michael Mszanski

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