A loan of $750 helped to buy jewelry.


Akou's story

Akou is 30 years old and has a 4-year-old child, who goes to school. To help her spouse, a policeman, to cover household expenses, she has been selling jewelry at the market since 2000. She gets her supplies from Lomé and from Cotonou. She is requesting this second loan to stock up on merchandise (jewelry). She wants to ensure that her family's needs are met and to sustain her business.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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