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Akos N., 22, is an ambulant salesperson in Womé, a village situated about 130 km from Lomé, the capital of Togo. Akos is single and she has been selling "pagnes" (brightly colored lengths of African cloth that are used as sarongs, head wraps etc.) for almost 2 years. She would like to use this loan to grow her business by buying more "pagnes" and also to rent a store where she could display her wares.
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Akos N. est une revendeuse ambulante de pagnes à Wome, un village situé à environ 130 kilomètres de Lomé, la capitale togolaise. Agée de 22 ans, Akos est une célibataire et exerce cette activité bientôt 2 ans. Elle désire par ce crédit augmenter la capacité de son commerce en achetant plus de pagnes et aussi louer un magasin pour l’exposition de ses marchandises

Additional Information


FECECAV is a cooperative union registered in 1997. Its mission is to serve the financial needs of local people who have been excluded from the traditional financial system. It serves more than 50,000 members in the Plateau and Maritime regions of Togo. FECECAV is a not-for-profit organization.

About Togo

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 5
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    Togo Loans Fundraising
  • $8,957,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 516.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Akos purchase more "pagnes" and rent a store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 24, 2008
Nov 6, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009