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Edoh A. is forty years old. She is married and is the mother of three children. She lives in Assahoun, a village about 50 kilometers from the Togolese capital of Lomé. She has been a retailer of vegetable foodstuffs for more than five years. With her second loan, she hopes to increase her stocks of peanuts, corn, millet, beans, and other cereals, with a view to reselling them to expand her business. The profits from her occupation will allow her to better meet the needs of her family.

Translated from French by Jonah Durning-Hammond, Kiva Volunteer.

Edoh A. est âgée de 40 ans, mariée et mère de 3 enfants. Il habite à Assahoun, un village situé à environ 50 kilomètres de Lomé, la capitale togolaise. Madame est revendeuse de produits vivriers depuis plus de 5 ans. Avec ce second crédit, elle souhaite faire davantage de stocks d’arachides, de maïs, de mils, du haricot et autres céréales en vue de les revendre pour augmenter la capacité de son commerce. Les bénéfices de son activité lui permettront de mieux 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
  • 2
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $9,019,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 412.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Edoh purchase of corn, beans, millet, and peanuts for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 27, 2008
Aug 8, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2009