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Yawotse D. is 29 years old, married and father of two children. He buys and resells gas in Adeta, a village located about 150 kilometers from Lomé, the Togolese capital. With this second loan from FECECAV, Yawotse would like to buy more gas to resell given that demand is constantly growing. The profits from his business will allow him to manage the needs of his family.

Translated from French by Liana Bianchi, Kiva Volunteer

Yawotse D. est âgé de 29 ans, marié et père de 2 enfants. Il achète et revend de l’essence à Adeta, un village situé à environ 150 kilomètres de Lomé, la capitale togolaise. Avec ce deuxième crédit de FECECAV, Yawotse souhaite acheter plus d’essence pour la revente étant donné que la demande ne cesse de croître. Les bénéfices de son commerce lui permettront de supporter les besoins de sa famille.

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
  • $9,030,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 421.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Yawotse purchase fuel for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 25, 2008
Jun 17, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2009