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Afiwa is a 36-year-old woman. She is married to a driver and has three children, two of whom attend school. The eldest is eight years old and the youngest is two.

Afiwa has been working as a reseller since 2009. She sells charcoal, corn and yam tubers to all comers at home. She buys her products in Lome and has one employee. At this time, her main problem is being out of stock.

Afiwa requested her first loan from WAGES to buy charcoal, corn and yam tubers. She wants to reinvest in the business.

In coming years Afiwa would like to expand her business. She said that with the profits she plans to improve her family’s living conditions.
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Afiwa est une femme âgée de 36 ans. Elle est mariée à un chauffeur. Elle a 3 enfants, dont 2 à l’école. Le premier a 8 ans et le dernier a 2 ans.
Afiwa travaille comme revendeuse depuis 2007. Elle vend du charbon de bois, du maïs et des tubercules d’igname pour tous clients à domicile. Elle achète les produits à Lomé. Elle travaille avec 1 employé. Au moment, sa difficulté principale est la rupture de stock.
Afiwa a requis son premier crédit de WAGES afin d’acheter du charbon de bois, du maïs et des tubercules d’igname. Elle veut réinvestir dans l’activité.
Dans les prochaines années, Afiwa voudrait agrandir la taille de son activité. Elle dit qu’avec les profits, elle prévoit d’améliorer les conditions de vie 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!

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  • $1,500
    Average annual income
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  • 521.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD