A loan of $900 helped to purchase yams.

Akossiwa's story

Akossiwa is a 43 year old woman. She is married to a customs officer with whom she has three children. The eldest is 21 and the youngest 18 years old. Two of her children attend school. She has worked as a seller of yams since 1991, sourcing her goods from inland and selling them in a local market. Akossiwa is seeking her first loan from WAGES in order to purchase yams. She hopes to boost her business activity and contribute to her family's needs.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Danielle Treharne

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