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Akua A. is 28 years old, married, and a mom. All her children attend school. She manages a shop with her husband in order to provide for her children's needs and their school fees. Ms. Akou wishes to use this loan to make a large purchase of beans and corn to resell in the shop, which is located next to the marketplace in Kpalimé, one of the biggest cities in Togo. This purchase will enable her to increase her sales, to earn more, and to meet the needs of her children.

Translated from French by Daniel Kuey, Kiva volunteer

Madame Akua A. est âgée de 28 ans, mariée et mère. Tous ses enfants vont à l’école. Elle gère une boutique avec son mari pour subvenir aux besoins de ses enfants et de leurs frais scolaires. Madame Akou désire avec ce crédit, faire un grand achat des haricots et du maïs pour revendre dans la boutique, qui est située à côte du marché à Kpalimé, une des plus grandes villes du Togo. Cet achat lui permettra d’augmenter ses ventes, gagner plus et répondre aux besoins de ses enfants.

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
  • 4
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,958,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 419.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Akua to make a big purchase of beans and corn.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 10, 2008
May 25, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2009