A loan of $1,125 helped to buy scrap metal.


Kossi's story

Mr. Kossi is 32 years old and the father of a 10-month old baby. His wife is a vendor. In 2004, he has started selling scrap metal from a store. He sells alone and has numerous customers. To strengthen his business, he is seeking a third loan from WAGES, hoping to repay it well, just as he has repaid two prior loans without any issues. Thanks to his profits, he hopes to boost his wife’s business. As to his long-term goals, he would like to grow his business by opening more stores in the town of Lomé as well as provide a nurturing environment for his child.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Ekaterina Sukhanova



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