A loan of $1,000 helped to buy charcoal.


Akouavi's story

Reseller of charcoal from her home, Akouavi is married to a retiree. Fifty-three years old, she is mother to 5 children of whom 2 go to school. In order to buy charcoal, she is taking a first loan from WAGES.

The profits made from these sales will help her to buy charcoal in considerable quantities and to satisfy the needs of her family. She has 2 years experience.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason



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