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A young lady aged 36 and married to a teacher, Ms. Kafui is the mother of a family. She works at a company and has also been selling pagnes (brightly-printed West African clothing) and shoes to her coworkers and at home since 2007. At times, she also sells maize. She is on her second loan from WAGES and is seeking this loan to buy pagnes, shoes, and maize. She would like to increase her stock in order to satisfy her numerous customers. Her hope in the future is to have her own shop and to provide for her family.
Jeune dame de 36ans et mariée à un professeur, madame Kafui est mère de famille. Elle est ouvrière dans une société et en plus de cette activité elle vend depuis 2007 des pagnes, des chaussures à ses collègues au service et à domicile. Par moment, elle vend du maïs. Elle est à son second crédit de WAGES et sollicite ce prêt pour acheter des pagnes, des chaussures et du mais. Elle voudrait augmenter son stock afin de satisfaire ses nombreux clients. Son souhait à l’avenir est d’avoir sa propre boutique et subvenir aux besoins de la famille.

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About Women and Associations for Gain both Economic and Social

This loan is administered by Women and Associations for Gain both Economic and Social (WAGES), Togo’s second-largest microfinance institution. Along with a wide range of savings and loan products, WAGES offers its clients training programs in basic literacy, health care (HIV/AIDS and malaria), and business-related subjects (business management, marketing, accounting). You can show your support for WAGES by joining its lending team!

About Togo

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 5
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $9,031,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 533.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,425 helped Kafui to buy shoes, pagnes (brightly-printed West African clothing), and maize.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 3, 2012
Jul 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013