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A loan of $1,025 helped to buy smoked fish, tomatoes, and other items.

Akossiwa's story

The mother of three children, Akossiwavi resides in Agoé, where she runs her business (selling small fish, tomatoes, rice, vegetable oil). She makes her purchases at the Grand Market. She is a previous client of WAGES and she is on her fifth loan. She wants to ensure a brilliant future for her children, since she alone cares for them, has a boutique for selling her products, and will later have an import-export business. 51-years-old, she has 18 years of experience.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Martha Schmitz

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