A loan of $875 helped to buy general food products for resale.


Essowazina's story

Essowazina is 34 years old. He is married to a shop manager, and the couple have a 3-year-old child who does not yet go to school.

Essowazina has been selling general food items since 2000. He works alone out of his shop, and sells to anyone. He buys his merchandise in Lomé. At present time, his main difficulty is a shortage of stock.

Essowazina is seeking a third loan from WAGES to buy food products. He wants to reinvest in his activity.

In the coming years, Essowazina he would like to expand his business. He plans to use the profits to provide for his family.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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