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Kossi A. is 24 years old, single, and without children. He is a barber and has opened a shop in Adéta, a village located about 150 km from Lomé, the Togolese capital. With these funds, he wishes to increase the capacity of his enterprise by buying hair clippers, a new mirror, and beauty products. Also, with the profits he is going to make from his business, he hopes to help more with taking responsibility for family needs.

Translated from French by Daniel Kuey, Kiva volunteer

Monsieur Kossi A. est âgé de 24 ans, célibataire sans enfants. Il est coiffeur et a ouvert un salon à Adéta, un village situé à environ 150 kilomètres de Lomé, la capitale Togolaise. Avec les fonds, il souhaite augmenter la capacité de son entreprise en achetant des tondeuses, un nouveau miroir et les produits de beauté. Aussi, avec les profits qu’il va dégager de son activité, il espère mieux participer à la prise en charges des besoins de sa famille maternelle.

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
  • 5
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,957,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 424.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Kossi to increase the capacity of his enterprise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 11, 2008
Jun 19, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2010