A loan of $800 helped to buy sacks of charcoal.


Kayi's story

Kayi is married to a primary school teacher and lives with him and their children who attend school in Lomé. In 2004 she began selling charcoal and flour from home. With this first loan she is requesting from WAGES she is going to buy charcoal. Her ambition for the future is to multiply her sales outlets and, if possible, to have a charcoal shop, as well as providing for her family's basic needs.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Alison Le Bras



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