A loan of $450 helped to buy pagnes and clothing for resale.


Essivi's story

Essivi A. is 43 years old, married, and the mother of five. She is a retailer of “pagnes” (colorful West African cloth) and of ready-to-wear clothing in Adeta, a village located about 120 km from Lomé, the Togolese capital. She wishes to use this loan to increase her business capacity by buying pagnes and clothing for resale. The profits from her business will enable her to take care of her children better.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey



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