A loan of $975 helped purchase of groceries for store.


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Mrs. A. is 29 years old and lives in the neighborhood of Adidogomé in the town of Lomé. She is very dynamic in her business which is the sale of groceries. She has never received a loan from WAGES, but with the demand getting higher, she is requesting her first loan to properly meet the increasing demand by purchasing oil drums, bags of rice, boxes of soaps, and boxes of sugar. She is married and her husband is a sales representative. They have three children, and with the benefit from her business she hopes to help her husband with the family's expenses.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Veronique Fourment



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