A loan of $950 helped to purchase mattresses, plastic chairs and various products.


Kossi's story

Kossi is a 54 year old man. He is married to a saleswoman. He has one 18 year old child, who attends school. Kossi has worked as a salesman since 2009. He sells mattresses, plastic chairs and various other items to a broad customer base in his small store. He buys his products in Lomé. He works with his sister. Currently, his main problem is a lack of funds to purchase more merchandise. Kossi needs this first loan with WAGES in order to purchase mattresses, plastic chairs and various other items. He wants to invest in his business. In the coming years, Kossi would like to open a second small store. He states that, with his profits, he intends to cover the schooling costs for his child.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alistair Assheton



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