A loan of $600 helped to purchase fish.

Assoukowe's story

Assoukowe is a 45-year-old woman. She is married to a retailer.

Assoukowe has been working as a retailer since 1987. She sells fried and smoked fish 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 not being able to accommodate all of her clients.

Assoukowe has requested her second loan from WAGES in order to purchase fish. She wants to reinvest in her business.

In the coming years, Assoukowe would like to increase the size of her business. She says that, with the profits, she plans to meet the needs of her family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jessalyn Pinneo

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