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N'zinga is a young woman of 37 and a retailer of "pagnes" (traditional West African cloth), cosmetics and sundries. She is married to a teacher and is the mother of a five-year-old child who attends school.

N'zinga has been selling her goods since 2007. She is seeking her first loan from WAGES in order to stock her inventory of cosmetics and "pagnes". N'zinga's goal is to save her additional income so that she can open her own shop and ensure the financial stability of her family.
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Revendeuse de pagnes, de produits cosmétiques, et divers, Nzinga est une jeune femme mariée à un enseignant et mère d’un enfant de 05 ans. Ce dernier est scolarisé. Âgée de 37 ans, elle assure la distribution de ses produits depuis 2007. Elle sollicite son premier prêt à WAGES pour s’approvisionner en stock de produits cosmétiques et de pagnes. Elle désire épargner les profits supplémentaires pour ouvrir une boutique et assurer la stabilité financière de sa famille.

Additional Information

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
  • 4
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $9,031,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 512.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped N'zinga to purchase "pagnes" (traditional West African cloth), cosmetics and sundries for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 24, 2012
Sep 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013