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Kossi K., 45, is married and the father of 4 children. He is a welder in Lomé, the capital of Togo. He has been working at this trade for 7 years and has a hard time supporting his family. To attract more customers and give them quality service, he would like to use this loan to buy necessary tools and also to refurbish his workshop. He hopes that this opportunity will allow him to improve living conditions for his family.
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Kossi K. est âgé de 45 ans, marié et père de 4 enfants. Il est soudeur à Lomé, la capitale du Togo. Il exerce ce métier depuis 7ans et arrive à subvenir difficilement aux besoins de sa famille. Pour attirer d’avantage la clientèle et leur rendre un service de qualité, il désire, avec ce crédit acquérir les outils de travail nécessaire et aussi aménager son atelier. Il espère avec cette chance améliorer les conditions de vie de sa famille.

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
  • $8,964,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 508.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Kossi acquire necessary tools and refurbish his workshop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
19 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 4, 2009
Feb 13, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012