A loan of $575 helped to buy bags of charcoal and corn.


Kokou's story

Kokou has been retailing charcoal and corn since 2010. At 53 years old, he is married, and he conducts his local business from his house. He is requesting a loan from WAGES for the first time, to purchase bags of corn and charcoal; his objective is to become a wholesaler. He also wants to make sure that his three children, two of whom already go to school, can study and thrive.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Charlotte Buecheler



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