A loan of $1,400 helped to purchase grocery items and sacks of of charcoal to sell.


Siyaratou's story

Siyaratou is a 36-year-old woman. She is a mother with a family and is married to teacher. She has been working as a retailer since 2004. She sells grocery items to any customer in her store. She purchases her goods in Lomé and works alone. At the moment, her main difficulty is a shortage of inventory. Siyaratou has requested her fifth WAGES loan to purchase some groceries. She wants to reinvest in her business. In the coming years, she would like to become a wholesaler. She says that, with the profits, she plans on ensuring her children's education.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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