A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase groceries.

Dowoé's story

Dowoè is a 40 year old woman. She is married to a salesman. She has 2 children, both go to school. The first is 5 and the second is 1 year old.
Dowoè has worked as a saleswoman since 1992. She sells groceries to all the customers in her shop. She buys her stock in Lomé. She works alone. At present, her main difficulty is inventory shortage.
Dowoè requests her third loan from WAGES in order to buy groceries. She would like to reinvest in the business.
Over the coming years, Dowoè would like to increase the size of her business by opening a beverage bar. She says that with the profits, she plans to provide a radiant future for her children.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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