A loan of $500 helped to buy bags of corn.


Ayawa's story

Ayawa is a 45-year-old woman, and is married to a bulldozer driver. She has three children, all of whom are at school. Her oldest child is 23 years of age, and the youngest is 19.

Ayawa has worked as a corn reseller since 2004. She works in a market in the square, and gets her supplies from Lomé. She has requested her first loan from WAGES to buy bags of corn. She plans to reinvest in her business, become a wholesaler, and provide for her children’s education and wellbeing.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Paul Lambert



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