A loan of $1,250 helped to purchase used cars.


Idrissou's story

A used car retailer in Agoé, Idrissou is an energetic man who lives in Lomé with his wife and their three children, who are 11, nine, and six years old and all attend school.

Idrissou has been running his business since 2005 and gets his supplies at the Autonomous Port of Lomé. He is a former WAGES borrower and is taking his fifth loan to purchase used cars, refurbish them, and sell them to his customers. With the profits he will receive, Idrissou wants to ensure the vital needs of his family, while making his business sustainable.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Jessalyn Pinneo



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