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Total loan: $625
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Afiwa

Togo
baguida, Togo / Charcoal Sales

A loan of $625 helped to purchase charcoal, corn, and yams to sell.


Afiwa's story

Afiwa is a 36-year-old woman who is married to a chauffeur. She has three children, of whom two are in school. The first child is 10 years old, and the last is 3. Afiwa has been working as a retailer since 2007. She sells charcoal, corn, and yam tubers out of her home to any customer. She purchases the goods in Lomé. At the moment, her main difficulty is an inventory shortage.

Afiwa has requested a second WAGES loan to purchase some charcoal, corn, and yams. She wants to reinvest in the business. In the coming years, Afiwa would like to expand her business. She says that, with the profits, she plans on improving her family's living conditions.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: May 23, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Women and Associations for Gain both Economic and Social (WAGES)

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: May 23, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Women and Associations for Gain both Economic and Social (WAGES)