A loan of $1,200 helped to purchase a car for his taxi business.


Kodjo's story

Kodjo is 47 years old. He lives in Lomé with his wife and his four children, two of whom are in school. His wife is a seamstress and she also resells general food products. Kodjo has been working as a taxi driver for more than 10 years. He is requesting a fourth loan from WAGES in order to buy spare parts for his car. With his profits he will be able to take care of his children's school fees and healthcare costs. Over the long term, he would like to have the possibility to buy other vehicles in order to set up a taxi company.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan



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