A loan of $400 helped to install electricity in his eecond workshop.


Victorien's story

Victorin is a 59-year-old man who is married to a retailer. He has two children who no longer go to school. The first child is 31 years old, and the last is 26. Victorin has been working as a carpenter since 1978. He makes furniture for all comers to his workshop. He buys supplies in Lomé. He works alone. At the moment, his main difficulty is not being able to fulfill all the orders.

Victorin has requested his third WAGES loan for installing electricity in his workshop. He wants to reinvest in his business.

In the next few years, Victorin would like to increase his returns. With the profits. he says he plans to meet the needs of his family.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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