A loan of $975 helped to purchase cereals.

Aliyétou's story

Aliyétou is a 30-year-old woman. She is married to a car salesman. She has two children who attend school. The elder is 17 years old and the younger is 15 years old.

Aliyétou has been working as a retailer since 2010. She sells cereals from her home to a wide variety of customers. She purchases her goods in Lomé. She works alone. At the moment, her greatest difficulty is stock shortages.

Aliyétou has requested her first loan from WAGES in order to purchase cereals. She wants to reinvest in her business.

In the coming years, Aliyétou would like to purchase greater quantities [of stock]. She says that, with her profits, she plans to see to the academic expenses of her children.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jessalyn Pinneo

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