Mélé, aged 32, is a young woman who is single with no children to support. She works in retail and has been selling perfumes and "pagnes" (colorful West African fabrics) in the harbor area since 2011. She is taking her first loan with WAGES, and will use it to buy some merchandise (pagnes and perfumes) in order to better meet her customers' needs. She wants to reinvest in her business by opening a shop. She also wants to take care of her family.
Mélé est une jeune femme de 32ans. Elle est célibataire et n’a pas d’enfants en charge. Elle est commerçante de profession et vend des pagnes et des parfums dans la zone portuaire depuis 2011. Le premier crédit sollicité à WAGES lui servira d’acheter des marchandises (pagnes et parfums) afin de mieux répondre aux besoins des clients. Elle veut réinvestir dans l’activité par l’ouverture d’une boutique et prendre soin de sa famille.
About Women and Associations for Gain both Economic and Social
This loan is administered by Women and Associations for Gain both Economic and Social (WAGES), Togo’s second-largest microfinance institution. Along with a wide range of savings and loan products, WAGES offers its clients training programs in basic literacy, health care (HIV/AIDS and malaria), and business-related subjects (business management, marketing, accounting). You can show your support for WAGES by joining its lending team!