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Ms. Adjo T. is 30 years old and married. She is a seamstress in Adéta, a town located about 150 kilometers from Lomé, the capital of Togo. With this third loan from FECECAV, she hopes to strengthen her shop by purchasing new fabric and another sewing machine to expand her business. This opportunity will allow her to earn more money in order to meet the needs of her family now and in the future.

Translated from French by Liana Bianchi, Kiva Volunteer.

Ms. Adjo T. est âgée de 30 ans et mariée. Elle fait la couture à Adéta, une ville située à environ 150 kilomètres de Lomé, la capitale du Togo. Avec ce troisième crédit de FECECAV, elle espère renforcer sa boutique dans l’achat des nouveaux tissus et une autre machine à coudre pour agrandir son entreprise. Cette occasion lui permettra de gagner plus d’argent afin de subvenir aux besoins de son époux et à ses besoins futurs.

Additional Information


FECECAV is a cooperative union registered in 1997. Its mission is to serve the financial needs of local people who have been excluded from the traditional financial system. It serves more than 50,000 members in the Plateau and Maritime regions of Togo. FECECAV is a not-for-profit organization.

About Togo

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 9
    View loans »
    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $9,000,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 424.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Adjo strenghten her business with the purchase of new fabric and another sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 31, 2008
May 16, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009