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Aokou A. is 32 years old, married, and the father of 2 children. He's a furniture maker in Assahoun, a village located approximately 50 kilometers from Lomé, the capital of Togo. He would like to use this loan to buy wood to manufacture and sell furniture. The sale profits will enable him to support his family.

Translated from French by Patrick Stadelmann, Kiva Volunteer.

Aokou A. est âgé de 32 ans, marié et père de 2 enfants. Il est menuisier à Assahoun, un village situé à environ 50 kilomètres de Lomé, la capitale togolaise. Il souhaite par ce crédit acheter des bois pour la fabrication des meubles. Les bénéfices qu'engendreront ces ventes lui permettront de subvenir aux 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
  • 0
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $9,000,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 418.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Aokou to buy wood to manufacture furniture.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 1, 2008
Jul 18, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2009