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Issifou A. is 33 years old and the married father of 3 children. Two of his children are enrolled in primary school and one works with him in his store. To provide for his family, Issifou opened a general store in Adèta, a medium-sized town located about 150 kilometers from Lomé, the capital of Togo. He sells a variety of items ranging from candies, soap and canned goods to prepaid cellphone cards. His store is located in the center of town and bustles with activity.
With this loan, Issifou would like to replenish his stock and also enlarge his inventory. He hopes that by increasing his commercial activity he can respond to the needs of his family and to continue to participate in the development of his community.

Additional Information


FECECAV is a cooperative union registered in 1997. Its mission is to serve the financial needs of local people who have been excluded from the traditional financial system. It serves more than 50,000 members in the Plateau and Maritime regions of Togo. FECECAV is a not-for-profit organization.

About Togo

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 4
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $9,031,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 418.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Issifou replenish stock and enlarge his inventory of his general store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 30, 2008
Apr 9, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2009