A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase colas, cigarettes, etc. to sell.


Fati's story

Ms. Fati lives with her husband, a driver, and their children, in Lomé. She is a retailer by trade and sells kola nuts, cigarettes, beverages, and other products at a local market. She has been in this business for ten years and is now on her third WAGES loan.

With this loan, she is going to purchase bags of kola nuts, some cigarettes, and pharmaceutical products. Ms. Fati wants to make her business sustainable and to ensure that the primary needs of her family are met.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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