A loan of $125 helped to buy one bag of charcoal, one bag of corn and four cartons of tomato paste.


Amavi's story

Amavi is 41 years old, married and the father of five children. He lives in Avepozo. He has been working as a vendor since 1999. He first started by selling cement, and 12 years ago he launched selling basic food items and charcoal. Amavi stocks up four times a month at the big [market] of Lomé and resells out of a store set up in his home. Amavi is seeking a microloan in order to increase his stock and earn a bigger revenue.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Ekaterina Sukhanova



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