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A loan of $425 helped to buy cosmetics.

Akoko's story

A young woman aged 29, Akoko is a hairstylist by profession and lives with her husband and 9-year-old child in Lomé. After her training, she opened a salon, and currently employs two people to lend a hand in the execution of her business. In addition to hairstyling, she sells cosmetics to her customers. It is in this field that she is seeking her first loan to strengthen her stock. She hopes to open a second salon and raise her child well with the profits from her business.

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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