Mamadou Keita – Retail (Avédji, Lomé, Togo)
Mamadou is 49 and married with a two year old child. He lives with his family at Avédji. He runs a small shop called PETIT MARCHE DE LIBREVILLE, which specializes in food items, which he buys at the large markets of Lomé. He sought a loan purchase additional supplies and expand his business, which is beiing processed by WAGES (Women and Associations for Gain both Economic and Social), which was started in Togo by CARE in 1994 and provides individual and group loans, savings and money transfer facilities, as well as training in areas such as business administration, credit management, marketing and accounting, as well as HIV/AIDS and malaria awareness.